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Rabid fox bites woman in DC's Rock Creek Park

Friday - 2/15/2013, 8:39am  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A mother taking a walk with her baby in Washington's Rock Creek Park was bit on the leg by a rabid fox.

The Washington Post ( reports the fox bit the woman Tuesday and was later captured and put down by animal control officers.

City officials say the presence of the fox is actually a good sign because it shows the city's environment is improving, making it attractive to wildlife.


Information from: The Washington Post,

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