Category: Mammal Info

Found A Baby Bunny? Online Assessment Tool

How To Reunite A Baby Squirrel With Its Mother

Tips: Watch how others have successfully reunited baby squirrels (links to YouTube videos below) Use our Found A Baby Squirrel? Online Assessment Tool to ensure that the baby is healthy enough (and warm enough) to attempt a reunion Keep all activity (people, kids, pets, etc) away from the area until after mom retrieves her babies.  … Continue Reading

Found A Baby Squirrel? Online Assessment Tool

If you find a baby bunny

  UPDATE:  An interactive tool is now available by visiting Found A Baby Bunny? Online Assessment Tool Thank you for intervening on behalf of this baby. The fact that you have taken the first step will help ensure that this baby may have an opportunity to survive. Like you, wildlife rehabilitators volunteer to help wildlife … Continue Reading

If you find a baby squirrel

Update:  Visit our NEW Found A Baby Squirrel? Online Assessment Tool Thank you for intervening on behalf of this baby. The fact that you have taken the first step will help ensure that this baby may have an opportunity to survive. Like you, wildlife rehabilitators volunteer to help wildlife when assistance would not normally be … Continue Reading

Emergency Care

Stabilizing/Transport/Emergency Information Once you have determined that this wild bird or mammal needs help, you should confine the bird or mammal and immediately contact a wildlife rehabilitator by phone.  Your personal safety should always be a key factor. Always take appropriate measures to prevent personal injury from bites or coming in contact with saliva or other … Continue Reading

Bunny Brochure

This article was submitted by Mary Anna Babcock Cottontail bunnies are small, fragile and fluffy, and bring out the nurturing nature of humans. Unfortunately cottontail bunnies often die of stress from the good intentions of people who do not trust nature to provide adequate protection for these young animals. The female creates a nest for … Continue Reading

If you find an orphaned baby wild bird songbird or mammal

Quick Links If You Have Found A Baby Bird If You Have Found A Baby Squirrel If You Have Found A Baby Bunny If You Have Found A Duckling If you have found a species that is not listed above, please contact a Wildlife Rehabilitator by phone (not by email) for specialized assistance. Please do … Continue Reading

The FIRST thing to do if you have found a wild orphaned baby bird or songbird

It is critical to to determine if the baby is a good candidate for renesting, or if the baby should be taken to a wildlife rehabilitator for further care. Use the steps outlined in the table below as a guide. Step 1: Screen for Illnesses/Injuries Is it injured? Any evidence of blood in any amount, … Continue Reading