10/19/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado's Rabid Animals Set To Break Record

Colorado is on track to break the record for wildlife rabies due to the spread of rabies in skunks, which are spreading from eastern Colorado toward the Front Range, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said today in a news release.

So far this year, 99 animals have tested positive for rabies, including 34 skunks and 54 bats.

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