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Raccoon Attack Reported At Cowpens National Battlefield

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Wildlife officials say a screaming raccoon attacked a woman at Cowpens National Battlefield.

Monday night, the woman told park officials, she was walking on the Loop Road, when the raccoon came at her and bit her on the hand.

Park officials didn't find the raccoon. They put up flyers on bulletin boards around the park, letting people know what to leave the animals alone.

Park Ranger Virginia Fowler says the summer is their busiest time for tourists and visitors to the park - but an attack like this is extremely rare.

"I've been here going on 25 years, and I've never heard of this happening here before," Fowler explained.

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