Dangerous Creatures

Ticks can carry potentially deadly diseases.  Know how to prevent tick borne diseases

 

Some snakes are venomous, but most are important components of natural ecosystems.  Know how to identify and avoid venomous snakes

 

Bites and stings of other insects can be dangerous to those with allergies

 

Both wild and domestic animal can get rabies.  Avoid contact with unhealthy animals

 

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Wildlife Helpline 866-318-2401 (local number 919-707-4011)   http://www.ncwildlife.org/Injured-Wildlife

Chatham Animal Services  919-542-7203 http://www.chathamnc.org/services/animal-services

General Outdoor dangers  https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/outdoor/