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09/15/2014 04:05 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Rabid Bat Attacks Guitar Playing Man (VIDEO)

A nice forest retreat turned into a Rambo-esque hunt for vengeance after a rabid bat bit a guitar-strumming man.

Oregon man Derrick Skou was jamming out with his bros last weekend at a campsite in Clackamas County when the attack occurred, KATU first reported.

Skou told the station he wanted to record the music session on video because he was really grooving when the rabid bat finally had enough and went in for the bite.

Video shows the terrifying moment when the bat circles Skou and then clutches onto his shirt, climbing up to his neck, and biting him like a vampire reject.

"It was like a cold dog nose,” Skou told KATU. “It was a cold bat nose, mouth, whatever. It didn't sting. I wasn't injected with anything. It was just a cold bite.”

Skou said the bat camped out in a tree before swooping down at least two other times to finish off his prey. Thankfully, it was no match for a BB gun, which quickly took the creature down.

"[We wondered] whether we would get in trouble for shooting it, and I said well, it drew first blood. We need to take care of this thing,” he said.

Multnomah County health officials took the bat and confirmed that it had rabies.

Skou will now have to get several painful shots to prevent him from contracting the disease. Maybe he should write a little song about it.

Anyway, here's Wonderwall.

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