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Rose Canyon Lake campground reopens after rabid fox scare

Rose Canyon Lake. (Source:Arizona Game and Fish Department) Rose Canyon Lake. (Source:Arizona Game and Fish Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Rose Canyon Lake campground on Mount Lemmon is back open Thursday, May 18 after reports of a possibly rabid gray fox roaming the area.

The fox bit a 12-year-old Tucson boy on Sunday, May 14, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department. The boy was treated at a hospital for the bite and for rabies.

AZGFD officials say the fox was never found. 

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