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11-year-old girl bit 7 times by javelinas north of Tucson

An 11-year-old girl was bit seven times by javelinas when she was strolling her canine along with her mom on Sunday within the Catalina Foothills, north of Tucson. 

The assault occurred round 8 p.m. within the space of Campbell Avenue and Skyline Drive, Mark Hart, a spokesperson for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, mentioned. In their route, they bumped into two javelinas so that they rotated. 

Walking again, they encountered six extra javelinas and sooner or later, the girl fell down and was bit seven times by a number of javelinas whereas she was in a fetal position, Hart mentioned.

Neighbors within the space began making noise to scare the javelinas away, which finally labored.

The girl was taken by her household to a kids’s hospital in Tucson and was handled for accidents to her legs, Hart mentioned. She additionally started remedies to forestall infections.

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