This slumber party bites.
Nearly 200 people who paid to take part in a sleepover event at a zoo in Nebraska are being urged to get rabies shots — because they may have been exposed to a rabid bat, according to officials.
The woman wasn’t scratched or bitten, but the zoo later found seven wild bats — including one that tested positive for rabies — inside the venue and said up to 186 people may have been exposed.
“The bats we identified were little brown bats, a common bat species in Nebraska that anyone could find in their backyard or attic,” said Doorly Zoo Animal Health Director Dr. Sarah Woodhouse. “It is not unusual for a wild bat to be infected with rabies, which is why you should never directly