The announced today that three skunks found in downtown Mystic last week had rabies.
According to a press release from Ledge Light, Groton Animal Control captured three skunks in downtown Mystic area during the week of April 22 to 29, 2012. While the skunks were not tested for rabies the animal control officers felt the animals were positive for rabies due to erratic behavior and their physical condition.
Ledge Light Health District said “the public should refrain from feeding or approaching any wild or stray animals and contact Groton Animal Control for suspicious sightings.”
Last week a fox, that several people and attacking people, tested positive for rabies.