What Animals Carry Rabies?
Rabies is caused by a virus that affects mammals. Wild animals such as raccoons, skunks, bats, groundhogs, and fox are commonly affected. The most common domestic animal affected in New Jersey is the free-roaming cat. Rodents such as chipmunks, squirrels, rats, and mice are rarely affected. Reptiles, amphibians, fish, and birds do not get rabies.

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