Incubator Initative

Working with BabyWarm, we were able to get one of our members a much-needed incubator for the baby season. We appreciate everyone’s contributions; you have helped us and the wildlife we take in more than you can know. We would like to especially thank Wags and Menace, a wonderful foundation which reached out to  help…

Possibility the Opossum

This is a happy ending story. A member of the public called about a juvenile opossum that was dropped from a bird into their backyard. He looked in HORRIBLE shape. In fact I was almost certain he was dead when he arrived. I believe they call that “playing opossum”.  Immediately we took a trip to…

Its Turtle Time Of Year

This time of year we find so many turtles! Box turtles, painted turtles, snapping turtles, how can you tell them all apart and what do you do with them? The number one reason that you’ll find a turtle crossing roads, at the park, or randomly in your driveway, is because once upon a time that…

Our Special Needs Little Lady

We recently received a squirrel liter in that seemed to be like any other. That is until we noticed our little gold and silver girl. She has a excellent appetite, plenty of energy, and has been keeping up with the rest. Unfortunately that front right foot seems to have some kind of growth issue. It…

Marking The Babies

I’ve received so many questions recently about all the colorful marks on the baby animals I keep. A lot of people seem concerned that the marks are some kind of growth or lesion. Nope! Just a little bit of fun colored sharpies. Every year we have hundreds of animals come into AERO. A lot of…

Wind blown squirrels and what to do with them

With all of this windy weather we are sure to get some baby squirrels who have fallen from the nest. Not to worry though! These babies are built to take a fall. If you find some baby squirrels on the ground here are a couple things you can do to reunite them with mom. 1….

First Cottontail Of The Year

Here at AERO we typically get lots of baby bunnies but occasionally do end up with some injured adult rabbits as well. This is one of those cases. A group of local kids brought this guy into a local vet clinic due to some bleeding from the nose. I will say that I am always…

Squirrel cuteness of the day

We have had one heck of a week here at A.E.R.O. We have had so many babies come in. Mostly squirrels, tis the season. We just wanted to post a quick little bit of cuteness for your enjoyment. This is our adorable juvenile male exploring his new cage.  Feel free to Ooh! and Aww!