Bat Man Contracts Rabies, Dies

55-year-old Gary Giles used to enjoy hand-feeding bats and letting them lick his fingers.  That was until he became the first man in over 80 years to die of rabies in Utah. More

18 Comments on Bat Man Contracts Rabies, Dies

  1. It may just be a coincidence, but noone had died of rabies here in Utah for 75 years until Mitt was elected our senator. Hmmmmmmm.

  2. DNA tests said that?
    Hydrophobiam huh?
    A high fiber diet too?
    Bats need fiber in their diet, which can be found in many southwestern bean varieties, along with insect larvae too. Makes beans so good they jump out of the pan.

  3. But nobody has bats for pets, bats are for playing baseball.
    The only conselation is that behavior will not be repeated.

  4. Being as bats are widely known to be a rabies carrier, this idiot is a Darwin Award finalist, and has my vote for the grand prize.

  5. And, never missing an opportunity, there is a Go Fund Me page set up to help pay his medical and funeral expenses.

  6. So what does Bat Boy from the old Weekly World News have to say about this? The head line should be, Man who petted a bat and contacted rabies from petting it and got rabies went bat shit crazy.


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