From Kelly's Facebook Post: Traded porcupines today. Sent the pregnant one back to Cornell for further assessment. The fur on her backside was not coming in, she ate well but did not seem to gain weight, and most concerning was that she would not climb. She was the one I picked up that did have … Continue reading 7-May Porcupine News
As hard as we, work, however, even the best wildlife rehabilitator cannot raise a young animal as well as its natural parents. The birds and mammals we release, after hand-rearing, go out into the world with a lack of education. We do our best to make sure they can feed themselves, care for themselves, protect themselves, but in truth, only their biological parents can do that with any real guarantee.