Wildlife Rescue Know-How

Basic procedures: caring for, rehabilitating, feeding and releasing injured or orphaned wildlife.



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Rosemary Collett of Felicidades Wildlife Foundation bottle-feeds an orphaned fawn. Most wild animal foundlings must have a specific formula and can die if fed regular cow's milk.
PHOTO: GEORGE AND ROSEMARY COLLETT/MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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The goal is to return each animal to the wild whenever possible.
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Wildlife Rescue Opossum
An orphaned opossum.
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Wildlife Rescue Owl
A fledgling owl is just one of the creatures wildlife rescuers help.
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Wildlife Rescue Monkey
The rhesus monkey is a permanent ward of AWRS.
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Wildlife Rescue American Wildlife Rescue Service
Jeanne Milewski cares for a variety of animals at the American Wildlife Rescue Service.
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Wildlife Rescue Baby Squirrel
This baby squirrel is one of hundreds the Colletts have raised and released.
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