Iowa State University Veterinarian

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The following information has been derived from the experiences of wildlife rehabilitations specialists, as well as from journals on this topic. It is important to note that information must be adapted to accommodate the individual animal and consultation with a veterinarian is recommended. This is the second of a two part series of articles on the care of orphaned wild mammals. Part I covered general information, and the care of cottontail rabbits and squirrels.