Keep Wildlife Wild: Know What to Do if You Encounter Baby Wild Animals This Spring
April 21, 2022
As warmer spring weather approaches, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds the public that wild animals and their young will be on the move across Wisconsin.
Knowing what to do before you find a baby animal can make all the difference in the moment to protect its health and help keep wildlife wild. The DNR has various resources to help determine when baby wild animals need help and when it’s best to leave them in their natural environment.
If You Care, Leave Them There
First, remember the phrase, “If you care, leave them there.”
Most of the time it is perfectly...