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1868 - A little boy three years of age, son of Mrs. William Locke, of Newburgh, N. Y.,

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while in the garden a few days ago was pursued by a large skunk. The animal fastened itself on the child's arm, and commenced chewing away at its fingers. The mother of the terrified boy, hearing his screams, came to his assistance, and drove the animal off, but not until after she, herself, had been bitten. The skunk was killed.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
December 12, 1868

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