an educational post to help educate the community to not to SHOOT at birds and TO NOT have wildlife as petsRead Now
This is an educational post to help educate the community to not to SHOOT at birds and TO NOT have wildlife as pets.
Kids Saving the Rainforest received a scarlet macaw that was shot, the x-rays this morning show he needs surgery and may not ever be able to live in the wild again. He has been named Garlic because he came in a garlic box.
MINAE also brought us a young white faced monkey still on the chain with a collar from where they found him on the highway. We tried to get him into the clinic, on the chain, because MINAE had no box. Whenever we tried to move him, he held on the chain so as not to choke, like he was used to being picked up like that. He wanted to lay on the ground he was so weak.
Quickly we got gloves and got him into the clinic to get him fluids and examine him. He will survive but may not be releasable although we are hoping he now hates humans and didn't imprint on the ones that held him captive.
This should NEVER EVER happen to wildlife.
Chippa the squirrel was found as a tiny baby on the ground with no mother anywhere nearby. Her eyes opened a few days after coming to the nursery, & she made excellent progress for several weeks before graduating to her pre-release enclosure. After a few more weeks, she was ready to go back out into the wild! Chippa was successfully released in an area with abundant trees and other squirrels, and is now free in the wild where she belongs! If you'd like to support our rescue and release efforts, donate to us at http://kidssavingtherainforest.org !
With great sadness, we would like to bid farewell to Ady,
the 3-toed sloth.
She arrived to us as an orphaned 300g ball of fluff, and over the course of a year she made great strides in her development and rehab towards wild living. Unfortunately, she never managed to grow as much as she should and developed a sudden illness.
This is the reality/tragedy we sometimes face with rescue work. We are still investigating the cause for what took her life so prematurely, and we will always keep striving to understand more and find ways to help other sloths...
And for the beloved Ady, we miss your beautiful presence and hope you are wild & free on the other side.
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