TUCSON, Ariz. — A hiker was bit by a fox in Sabino Canyon over the weekend.
According to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the hiker is getting treatment for rabies at a local hospital.
"This fox may have been illegally fed," AZGFD said in a tweet Tuesday.
This gray fox bit a hiker Sat. at Sabino Canyon. The victim is now getting rabies shots at TMC. This fox may have been illegally fed. Foxes are among the most common rabies carriers. Report wildlife feeding to 800-352-0700 anonymously if need be. pic.twitter.com/HrmIOtptHK— AZ Game & Fish Dept (@azgfdTucson) February 18, 2020
To report wildlife feeding, call 800-352-0700.