Rabid Bat Found in Pueblo County

The health department has confirmed a third bat to test positive for rabies in 2013.

The bat came in contact with an adult male in Pueblo County. Public health officials warn everyone to stay away from bats.

Rabies has been found in skunks, foxes and bats throughout Pueblo County in recent years.

The health department says you should never touch a wild bat and make sure your pets are vaccinated against rabies.

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