12 rabid bats found in Washington since August (via Q13 FOX News)

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Health says a dozen bats found in parks and homes have been found since Aug. 1.

Health officials say they regularly test and find rabid bats, but these numbers are the highest in a decade.

A total of 21 bats have tested positive for rabies this year, with some cases locally including King and Snohomish counties.

Source: Q13 FOX News