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City police urge people to call if they see wild animals behaving oddly
With that in mind, animal control is reminding people not to feed wild animals or leave out food that would attract them.
Bledsoe also noted that if an animal is rabid, it will die in about 10 days.
Residents of the Idlewild community reported seeing a fox behaving aggressively in the neighborhood on Tuesday, Fredericksburg police spokeswoman Natatia Bledsoe said.
The city’s animal control officer is now asking anyone who sees an animal in the city that appears sick or behaving aggressively toward people or pets to call the Fredericksburg Police Department at 540/373-3122.
The incidence of rabies is not unusual in the wild animal population, particularly among foxes and raccoons, Bledsoe said.
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