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Tally ho! Texas Tech fox-hunting around stadium

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:43:50 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 19 2013 09:04:11 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -

The Masked Rider's horse isn't the only critter cavorting around the Texas Tech University football stadium.

Tech and Lubbock Animal Services crews are trying to find a way to outfox foxes seen living in and around Jones AT&T Stadium.

Tech athletic spokesman Blayne Beal said the school wants "to safely remove the foxes and return them to their natural habitat." But he says when and how are questions still to be answered.
Lubbock Animal Services Director George Torres said he has heard that two or three common gray foxes have been seen around the stadium. He said the critters likely are drawn to the area by food scraps left by game day fans.
The foxes have inspired multiple parody Twitter accounts and Internet memes.