By Leon Worden, SCVNews.com
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More rabid bats have been found this year in the Santa Clarita Valley than in any other region of Los Angeles County, according to data from the county health department.
As of Friday, 23 rabid animals – all bats – had been identified since Jan. 1 throughout Los Angeles County. Nine of them were found in the Santa Clarita Valley, and most of them in recent weeks.