November 2009

Up front

Once bitten

Volume 38, No.11, November 2009 Pages 853-853

Kath O’Connor

Since I started commissioning articles for this ‘Bites’ issue of Australian Family Physician, I have been collecting unusual bite stories. So far the winner of the ‘most unusual’ award goes to a wombat bite sustained while skiing. The victim was the daughter of Meg A’Hearn, our editorial assistant. Meg’s daughter, Vivien, came off her skis and found herself lying next to a wombat, the wombat responded by digging his teeth into Vivien’s thigh!

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