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The health department in Saint Mary's County confirms the skunk that bit a diner at a restaurant last week was rabid.

It happened Thursday at the Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant in California, Maryland. The animal wandered into the building and bit a woman on the foot.

This is the sixth animal from St. Mary's this year to have a confirmed case of rabies.

The health department is encouraging people to vaccinate pets and avoid contact with wild animals especially if they're behaving strangely.

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