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As soon as you find a baby wild animal, it is very important that you do your best to reunite it with its family before taking it to the nearest licensed rehabilitator. Many baby animals who are found alone typically have parents in the area who are afraid of coming in contact with humans or out foraging for food. There are different protocols you should follow, depending on the type of critter you find and whether it’s injured or not. For specific instructions, call our center at 303-823-8455…

The second squirrel season of the year is here! Often we have well intentioned rescuers who bring in or call about what seems to be an orphaned squirrel they have come across. Sometimes these young squirrels are indeed orphans, but fortunately that isn’t usually the case! During this this time of year, its important to be aware of how to safely handle a baby squirrel that seems to be abandoned. Young squirrels have the greatest chance at survival with their mothers. If you see a baby squirrel alone…