: BBC: Peru battles rabid vampire bats after 500 people bittenPeru launches a forest conservation program

BBC: Peru battles rabid vampire bats after 500 people bittenPeru launches a forest conservation program

Fri August 13th, 2010

Peru’s health ministry has sent emergency teams to a remote Amazon region to battle an outbreak of rabies spread by vampire bats.According to the government, 54 of its 72 million hectares will be protected. However, there are still some legal loopholes and threats to the Amazon Rainforest.

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