What to Do if You Find an Injured or Orphaned Wild Animal

If you ever visit our home, you’ll realize pretty quickly that we are surrounded by quite a bit of wildlife. From the pairs of hawks that soar over our woods to the family of bunnies that snacks in our yard, there’s lots of opportunity for viewing of animals…and for helping them if they need it.

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How would you feel if you found an injured wild animal or a baby animal looking abandoned? As humans, it’s in our biology to feel empathy. However, the way we act out of our kind hearts can either ameliorate or exacerbate the animal’s condition. 

As a general rule of thumb, humans should never interact with wild animals. That’s why you have to be certain the animal is either injured or orphaned. Here is a good resource to find solutions when dealing with a situation like this.

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