Was a happy release this morning. Got to return this adult male red-tailed hawk back where he came from. The homeowners found this guy in their yard and brought him to us on December 8th. He had an injured wing and was thin. The homeowners have been watching this guy and his mate for a few years. At the end of the video you can see the tree he heads to. After we stopped recording, we noticed the female was already in the tree he landed in. A happy reunion!
Took in this evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis) the other day from a local home owner that found it on the ground in her yard. This species is a true hibernating species, meaning it will have to stay in captivity until spring when it can be released. No injuries found at this time. Suspect it fell victim to the recent cold snap we experienced here in Fort Worth.
Brandi has her rabies prexposure and gets her levels checked on a regular. Never touch a bat you find injured or on the ground. Their teeth are super sharp and can even go through some gloves.
We are excited to announce we will be participating in the 2017 North Texas Giving Day on September 14th from 6am – Midnight. This year you can even schedule your donation early, from September 7-13th!
When you give via https://northtexasgivingday.org/…/natures-edge-wildlife-and…, your donation goes further with bonus funds and prizes. All donations scheduled between September 7th and 13th or made between 6am and midnight on September 14, 2017 qualify. Your donation triggers opportunities for NEWRR to win prizes rewarded at random or for the highest number of donors! This year every dollar given up to $10,000 will be multiplied with bonus funds.
We are super excited to announce that we are now permitted by the state of Texas to take in small mammals and bats. And as things always seem to work out, day after we got our official notice, we took in two baby squirrels and yesterday we took in 6 baby opossums!
One thing to help ensure the health of these babies is proper temperatures. An incubator designed for babies is a must. Keeping baby animals warm can be the difference between life and death — just one incubator can save the lives of hundreds of animals. Baby Warm is helping us get a lifesaving incubator for the baby animals in our care. There are two ways you can help us: make a tax-deductible donation and share this link. Even if you cannot donate, please share the link to your wall. The more people we reach, the quicker this can happen. We only have 30 days to reach our goal. We continue to do what we do through the generous help of our followers and dedicated volunteer team. Thank you for all your support! http://www.babywarm.org/projects/brandi-n/