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Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd 2014 at 7:30pm

Mt. Airy fox tests negative for rabies

By Rob Moore Editor
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A fox captured Friday in Mt. Airy tested negative for rabies.
MT. AIRY - A fox captured Friday afternoon at Mount Airy Town Park tested negative for rabies.

Habersham County Animal Care and Control Director Madi Hawkins confirmed the test results Wednesday night, noting she was surprised.

The fox was foaming at the mouth at the time of its capture. It was euthanized and sent off for testing.

The animal was captured on the lower level, where overflow parking for the park is located. It was not in the playground, picnic shelter and walking trail area.
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