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Arizona Game & Fish: Two javelina attacks at Canyon Ranch in four days

Posted at 11:42 AM, Feb 13, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-13 13:42:06-05

A javelina attacked a man at Canyon Ranch Monday, according to Arizona Game & Fish. The 75-year-old was bitten on his inner thigh and transported to Tucson Medical Center.

This is the second javelina attack at Canyon Ranch in four days. On Feb. 9, a 76-year-old man was attacked by a javelina at a bridge head. The javelina was in a group and lunged at the man after he crossed the bridge. The man was treated at UMC Banner for a skin abrasion and rabies, then released.