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Debbie Souza-Pappas: Our Trapped Golden Eagle

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This guest blog was written by Debbie Souza-Pappas, the director and founder of Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation in Price, Utah. The wound was also very contaminated with dirt and debris. Ipsen of Payson Family Pet Hospital in Payson, Utah, is our wildlife vet and very skilled at orthopedic surgeries. With human patients, it’s easy – you put them in a hospital bed and tell them to ‘stay still.’

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Ingrid Taylar: Bridging the Divide Between Cat and Bird Lovers

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Years ago, I became a wildlife volunteer and advocate because of a cat who caught a bird. The wildlife center was an hour away if I was lucky. I’d been volunteering at rescues through my young adulthood, and I was training as a cat socializer, teaching terrified felines — the unlucky victims of cruel people — to trust humans again. That was my first trip to California Wildlife Center. All of these afflictions are human-caused and largely preventable.

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The Medicine Bird

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I’ve seen her around, when I was setting my traps,” said the trapper himself, who brought her to Tamarack Wildlife Center , in Saegertown, PA. This is why certain wildlife rehabilitators end up misanthropic and homicidal. But luckily for wildlife there are people like Carol Holmgren, the Executive Director of the Tamarack Wildlife Center. Birds Albino leghold traps leucistic Red-tailed Hawk wildlife rehabilitators

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