KAHULUI, Hawaii (KHON2) — A live skunk was captured at Kahului Pier on Maui on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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It happened in the morning.

Officials say the animal was spotted roaming around a container yard by a biologist surveying for stranded sea bird fledglings.

Department of Agriculture inspectors captured the skunk, which measured about 15 inches long.

The skunk was tested for rabies.

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