Does this fawn need help?

Meet our little fawn friend! She is on her way to a wonderful rehabber to grow up with other fawns. Sometimes these guys need to be saved and brought to a rehabbers, and sometimes they need to be left alone. Let’s walk through both possibilities and see if your fawn needs help, or if you are about to fawnnap it.

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…