Rabid red fox that bit nine on Capitol Hill caught and euthanized | US news

Health officials in Washington DC have euthanized a red fox that was responsible for biting at least nine people on Capitol Hill, including a congressman, and which tested positive for rabies. The female fox was captured on Tuesday and by Wednesday, officials from the DC health department confirmed that she had been “humanely euthanized” so … Read more

Fox news: Capitol police catch mammal accused of attacking congressman | Washington DC

US Capitol police have apprehended an “aggressive” suspect accused of attacking a congressman and perhaps others. The alleged assailant: an unusually bold fox. Earlier in the day, police had warned of fox encounters in the area and said they were working to trap and relocate any animals. “For your safety, please do not approach any … Read more