Wildlife Encounters Can Have Deadly Consequences for Humans, Animals

News this week about a baby bobcat that had to be euthanized after it bit someone was sad and a lesson about handling wildlife. Even though it was only three weeks old, the bobcat had to be euthanized to check for rabies.

It’s not optional.

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Dear ‘Possums, I Surrender!

We’ve had problems with rabbits and opossums in our garden and frequently set live traps to catch, then release the animals at a nearby park.

A few summers ago, it had been raining like crazy overnight and a young ‘possum picked that night to enter the trap. Hubby was gone until the next day and I didn’t have the heart to leave the poor thing in the trap because the day was going to be blazing hot.

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