.

Groundhog Shuts Down Rose Hill Elementary Playground

Authorities kept children inside after large, 'abnormal acting' groundhog spotted, Washington Post reports.

A large "abnormal acting" groundhog shut down the playground last week at Rose Hill Elementary School, according to a report in The Washington Post.

The incident last Friday prompted a call to police and children were kept inside, the newspaper reported.

It's likely no one was taking any chances after other recent reports of suspicious behavior by rabid animals, including a rabid beaver that attacked an 83-year-old swimmer at Lake Barcroft recently, as well as a beaver that chased a group of children on a dock at Hidden Pond Nature Center in West Springfield.

If you're out walking and see an animal acting strangely, here are some safety tips to follow.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »