HILTON HEAD, N.C. (WJW) -- A possum is recovering after golfers beat her with their clubs.
According to the Wildlife Rehab of Greenville, "Scarlett" was beaten on Friday by golfers on Hilton Head Island, leaving her blind and with a broken jaw. Scarlett weighs only 2 pounds and still has her baby teeth. Officials do not know why the golfers beat her.
As rehabbers, the wildlife center says it has no authority to investigate the incident, however, they have filed a report with the Department of Natural Resources and trust they will investigate further.
Wildlife Rehab of Greenville reminds citizens that this incident should not reflect poorly on the golf course or the city of Hilton Head, stating that “this act is the sole responsibility of the sick person or persons who attacked this baby.”