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Rehabilitation of injured river otter pups going swimmingly
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ASHEBORO, N.C. (WITN) - Two North American River Otter pups orphaned after their mother was hit by a car in Eastern Carolina are recovering as state agencies help rehabilitate them before reintroducing them to the wild. The N.C. Wildlife Resources ...
2 baby otters orphaned when mom hit by car recovering at NC Zoo (Video)Winston-Salem Journal
Three NC Agencies Partner to Save Orphaned OttersYes! Weekly
NC Zoo Caring For Two Orphaned River Otter Pups After Mom Hit By CarWFMYNews2.com

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Livingston Daily

It's turtle mating season, and drivers can help by slowing down
Livingston Daily
The Howell Nature Center took in about 40 injured turtles in May, most of which had been hit by cars, said Heather Cole, wildlife rehabilitation coordinator. “A lot don't make it – their shell fractures are too bad,” Cole said. “Some of them get hit ...



As temperatures rise, baby Cooper's hawks fall
Tucson News Now
This process of the hawks going to the ground is called fledging and results in local wildlife rehabilitation centers being swamped with calls from concerned residents. According to AZGFD, parents will continue to feed the young while they are on the ...



Oakdale Leader

Public Reminded To Leave Young Wildlife Alone
Oakdale Leader
“It is a common mistake to believe a young animal, especially a fawn, has been abandoned when found alone,” said Nicole Carion, CDFW's statewide wildlife rehabilitation coordinator. “But even if the mother has not been observed in the area for a long ...



South Bend Tribune

Animal Control manager in South Bend faces discipline after posting owl photos on Facebook
South Bend Tribune
The following day at 1:48 p.m., a representative from FoxWood Raptor and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center picked up the owl, Wilkerson said, “and we've been advised it's in good health.” An official with FoxWood did not return a Tribune call seeking comment.

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On the Job: Caring for wild critters
WTOK
"We take in sick, injured or orphaned wildlife, and our goal is to successfully rehabilitate them and get them back into the wild and give them a second chance at life," Central Wildlife Rehabilitation Center executive director Hayden Burns says. The ...
Salthaven's Patient of the Week: Softening our impact, one baby animal at a timeLondoner

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Republican & Herald

Red Creek's flight pen enables eagle, osprey rehabilitation
Republican & Herald
REEDSVILLE — Red Creek Wildlife Center is now able to better care for eagles and osprey with the addition of a flight pen. “This cost $28,000 to build. Wait until you see inside. It is awesome,” Peggy Hentz, founder and wildlife rehabilitator of Red ...



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Why are so many turtles crossing the road? Cops say -- let them get to the other side!
NJ.com
Turtles are on the move for nesting season, and it's become evident in one town where police have received an influx of calls about turtles crossing the road and appearing in residents' yards. Some residents have noticed an uptick in the number of ...



CDFW reminds the public to leave young wildlife alone
Lake County News
"It is a common mistake to believe a young animal, especially a fawn, has been abandoned when found alone," said Nicole Carion, CDFW's statewide wildlife rehabilitation coordinator. "But even if the mother has not been observed in the area for a long ...



Jackson Clarion Ledger

What it's like getting shot in the head, from a guy who survived it
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Wheeler, a 26-year-old senior agent in his fifth year with Louisana's Wildlife and Fisheries, is also known as “the guy walking around with a bullet in his head.” All because a traffic stop went terribly wrong in the wee hours of ... After five weeks ...

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