Skunk With Rabies Found In Memphis

Image License Photo: K. Theule / USFWS

A skunk was found in Memphis with rabies on Tuesday morning.

The Texas Department of State Health Services said a homeowner observed a skunk in the alley behind his house at about 6:30 a.m. that was stumbling and falling over.

The resident contacted a local animal control officer, who arrived and caught the skunk.

The animal was euthanized and submitting to the lab where it tested positive for rabies.




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