Rabid skunk found in Memphis


    <p>A rabid skunk was located by a resident in Memphis on Tuesday morning. (File Photo){/p}

    A rabid skunk was located by a resident in Memphis on Tuesday morning.

    According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, a home owner observed a skunk in the alley behind his house at about 6:30 a.m. The skunk was stumbling and falling over.

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

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

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