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Orphaned or Injured Wildlife

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Finding young animals that are helpless against the world and doing what is best for them can sometimes go against your instincts. What is always best for young animals is for their mothers to take care of them, humans are a long second choice.

What to Do About Orphaned or Injured Wildlife

The first step towards helping young, and possibly orphaned Arlington wildlife is to assess the situation. Each type of animal is different; what is good for one species is not necessarily good for another. Click on the links below to get guidance on how to help wildlife most commonly encountered by Arlington residents.

Fledgling Birds

Opossums

Rabbits

Raccoons

Squirrels

Other Wildlife

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