A young calf has died of mysterious causes next to a popular Rhode Island ice cream stand. Anyone who may have touched the animal is being urged to contact health officials.
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.
The calf was quarantined; for fear that it might have rabies.
Just ten days later the animal died.
The Department of Environmental Management was unable to test for rabies, but rabies is a possible cause of death.