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Man Fights and Throws a Possibly Rabid Fox in Dramatic Surveillance Video

Warning: The video content of this animal attack may be disturbing to some viewers (hilarious to others).

The Maine Warden Service reported that the fox that relentlessly attacked a worker from Topsham, Maine, was likely rabid at the time. The jaw-dropping  incident was captured on security cameras.

Maine news station WGME reported that Wiscasset, Maine resident Mark Sleeper was attacked and bitten on the arm. In a brief but vicious hand-to-tooth combat, Sleeper fought off the determined  fox and threw it across the parking lot before running away.

The foxreportedly a sickly gray fox already stuck with porcupine quillscan be seen on the video getting up and chasing Sleeper, who escapes off-camera.

Here’s the crazy video:

The fox reportedly returned to the area, where it was run over and killed by a worker. The fox’s remains are being tested for rabies.

Sleeper is undergoing treatment for rabies as a precaution.

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Man Fights and Throws a Possibly Rabid Fox in Dramatic Surveillance Video