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Date:8/29/2014 2:31:24 AM
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Hi BeGe
Since we talked yesterday about the indoor RVS space, we will do the outdoor spaces today. The center has 4 large enclosures for RVS animals, which are used by ground hogs (the pic below), raccoons, and foxes. Skunks are kept in cages inside a large wooden structure (roofless) with the waterfowl. Each RVS cage is double layered, to protect both the animals and the people who might wander back that far. Before being put outside, each animal is given a rabies inoculation as well. The animals who leave the indoor nursery and go outdoors are kept until they would normally leave mama, up to 4 months in the case of the foxes, then released in the county where they were found. The state has strict regulations on where RVS animals can be released, and the center must follow all the rules. (This basically means mom can't bring them home to release in our backyard.) The groundhog (woodchuck, marmot, whistlepig, whatever they are called in your neck of the woods) represents approximately 50 or so that we get each year. We get raccoons by the hundreds, it seems, fewer skunks, and fewer still foxes. (Presently in PA there is a disease called White nose syndrome among bats. It's 99% fatal right now so we aren't allowed to take bats for the time being. Game officers are working to find a cure and to know if it will affect other mammals.) Mom likes the bats, too, so feels bad to have to turn them away. Thanks for your continued support, here's a vote and hug for you. Willie
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