GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – A raccoon removed from Waterford Township has tested positive for rabies, Camden County officials announced.

The Camden County Health Department says that on Oct. 27th, the family dog of a Waterford Township household killed the raccoon in the home’s yard.

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The dead animal was removed for rabies testing and on Oct. 30, officials announced those test results were positive for the disease.

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The news comes just days after a raccoon removed from the yard of a Cherry Hill home also tested positive for rabies.

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