Posts Tagged ‘rabid foxes’

Rabies detected in Cave Junction foxes

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Never approach a wild animal that exhibits any symptom of rabies. Southern Oregon continues to see an unusually high case of rabies in local fox populations, a press release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently stated.

According to the release, nine cases of rabid foxes have been reported in the Cave Junction area since the beginning of 2010. ODFW biologists and veterinarians have met to discuss concerns that this increase in rabies cases could be trouble for local pet populations.

(more…)