Posted By Staff
Date: June 19th, 2012
Category: Nutty News
The county health department reported that tests showed the skunk was rabid.
The staff at the Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant put a box overtop of the skunk after the 3:30 p.m. incident, according to county officials, and an animal control officer used a catch pole to retrieve the skunk from under the box and take it to an area near the restaurant’s parking lot, where it was shot with a .22-caliber rifle.
Maryland’s department of mental health and hygiene alerted the county health department that an examination of the skunk’s brain tissue determined that it had rabies, a spokesperson for the health department said, and the injured restaurant customer was notified of those findings. Full Article