CALL YOUR LOCAL ANIMAL CONTROL IMMEDIATELY IF AN ANIMAL POSES ANY DANGER OR THREAT!!!
The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the world's premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife and plants.
The Migratory Bird Act Treaty of 1918 federally protects most wild bird species in the U.S. It is illegal to take and keep a bird, its babies, eggs, feathers, nests, body parts, etc, even if it is injured and you have good intentions. There are licensed wildlife rehabilitation personnel that have extensive training and will be able to treat the injury, care for it properly and release it back to the wild.Click here to locate a Wildlife Rehabilitator
Often turtles are found injured. It is not uncommomn to see a turtle on the side of the road or in a yard having been chewed on by a dog. Unfortunatly many turtles and tortoises need to be rescued from neglect and abuse. If you have found an injured Turtle, Click here for more information.