The care of captive wildlife is not a small undertaking. A rehabilitator
determines and treats the animals problem, houses it, feeds
it and attends to its general well being. It must be observed, monitored,
and prepared for release.
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There is no substitute for professional care. A trained wildlife
rehabilitator has the knowledge and resources necessary to ensure
a wild animal has its second chance at life. In most countries of
the world, it is illegal for non-permitted/licensed individuals
to possess, handle or treat wildlife. If you have found an animal
that needs help, please do what is best for it and contact your
local rehabilitation centre.
can easily imagine how much money and effort we would be willing
to devote to preserve an animal species on the moon if the astronauts
had found one. No species on earth is less precious. No effort should
be spared to save unique and irreplaceable products of millions
of years of evolution with which our small planet has been endowed.