TUCSON – A skunk that bit a person near Catalina State Park earlier this month tested positive for rabies, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
The victim is undergoing treatment and is in good condition, according to AZGFD.
Skunk tests positive for rabies, homeowner undergoing treatment for same and in good condition. https://t.co/DbcbVYBAVk
— AZ Game & Fish Dept (@azgfdTucson) March 6, 2019
The skunk was euthanized by the Game and Fish Department.
AZGFD wants to remind the public that skunks, foxes and bats are usually rabies carriers.