What To Do If You Found Sick or Injured Baby Mammal

Confirm it is Truly Sick or Injured

The following are indications that a mammal may be sick or injured:

  • The animal is quiet, dull, the eyes may be closed, it may be thin, and it may not try to get away from you.
  • The fur may be unkempt and/or there may be obvious wounds.
  • Other abnormalities can include breathing problems, discharge from the eyes/nose, diarrhea, and lameness or inability to stand.
  • For further assistance on where and how to transport, please refer to the "Who to Call for Help" section on this page.

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Common Rabies-Vector Species

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