Baby wild animals in your yard? DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recommends “If you care, leave them there”
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
With spring mowing season underway and having fielded recent calls from people who have found what they believe are “abandoned” baby rabbits, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife would like to remind well-meaning wildlife watchers not to “rescue” young wild animals. Young Eastern cottontail rabbits, in particular, may appear to be alone, since their mothers often temporarily leave their ground nests to avoid attracting predators, returning only to feed their young.
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013
An investigation that began in January culminated in DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents citing a Milford man for illegally offering mounted deer heads, turkeys and a bear for sale online.