Call the experts before helping distressed wildlife

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  • A baby bird will not be rejected by its mother if it has been handled by a human, however it's wise to contact an expert before approaching wildlife.

  • Mothers leave young fawns to rest for long periods of time, returning as needed to groom and feed them.

  • This Barred Owl was treated at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center and successfully released back to its natural environment.

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