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Don’t Spring Into Action With Young Wildlife

 

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Don’t Spring Into Action With Young Wildlife

It’s counterintuitive for us animal lovers to stumble across a seemingly stranded young wild animal, and leave it alone. Our motherly instincts kick in and we feel compelled to pick up that irresistible young creature thinking we just saved its life. According to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, (CPW) nothing can be further from the truth.

Sharon Schaller, senior wildlife biologist said, “We are asking that the public take responsibility and play a part of protecting Colorado’s young wildlife by not touching young wildlife. Baby mammals are scentless in order to prevent predators fro...



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