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Updated: 04/23/2014 08:00:01AM

Springtime brings out more orphaned wildlife

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Squirrels are one of the most commonly encountered orphaned baby wildlife at they occasionally fall out of nests, especially following high winds or severe storms. If you see a baby squirrel all alone, you can try to locate their nest.


People can help protect bunnies from being orphaned by desiguising their nests.

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Springtime is here, which means that we will be starting to see more and more wildlife babies.

Each species cares for its young in a different manner. Sometimes in our eagerness to help a baby that appears stranded, we may do more harm than good. The general rule is unless an obvious injury is present, hands off is the best policy.

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