Gray's Ice Cream http://ripr.org en DEM Fears Spread of Rabies Following Bite By Calf http://ripr.org/post/dem-fears-spread-rabies-following-bite-calf <p>A young calf has died of mysterious causes next to a popular Rhode Island ice cream stand.&nbsp; Anyone who may have touched the animal is being urged to contact health officials. &nbsp;</p><p>Earlier this month in a small pasture next to Gray’s ice cream shop in Tiverton, a Massachusetts resident was bitten by a three-month old steer, named Oreo.</p><p>The calf was quarantined; for fear that it might have rabies.</p><p>Just ten days later the animal died.</p><p>The Department of Environmental Management was unable to test for rabies, but rabies is a possible cause of death.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:54:43 +0000 John Bender 19056 at http://ripr.org DEM Fears Spread of Rabies Following Bite By Calf