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Spartanburg Animal Services search for sick fox

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg Animal Services officers are looking for a sick fox after they were unable to catch it on Friday.

Authorities said officers responded to the area of East Shore Drive and Parkdale Drive in the Duncan Park area looking for the sick fox.

They were able to locate the fox, but officers couldn't capture it.

The fox, which is red in color, has rough and faded fur, and appears to be sick, according to authorities.

Since Friday, officer said they have tried to trap the fox, but have been unsuccessful.

They said the fox was spotted again on Wednesday laying in a flowerbed on Forest Avenue, and it appeared to be lethargic and calm.

Authorities said the fox has been eating out of pet food dishes in the area, as opposed to its normal diet of small animals.

If you see the fox call 911. Authorities ask that you do not approach it and do not try to capture it. 

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