Category Archives: Wildlife Rescue

What Kind Of Turtle Is This?

Would you believe another animal rescue? I’m downloading my pictures for the day and the doorbell rings.  It’s my neighbors kids.  “Do you want this Turtle?” “Sure, I guess.” I don’t know Turtles.  Well I take that back.  I know what a Red Eared Slider is, and I know what a Snapping Turtle is. When […]

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Wildlife Rescue: Toad Butt Stuck In Bucket

This is a weekend for backyard wildlife rescue I guess.  Yesterday we rescued the Purple Martin.  Today we rescued..a Toad! Leecy was going to get our empty plastic potting buckets when she noticed something a little strange.  She yells at me like I did her yesterday regarding the injured Purple Martin. She says, “LOOK” and […]

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Injured Purple Martin Found In Backyard

Today must be a day for me to rant.  Before I state my little rant, let me share the story. So I’m out in the backyard with the dogs and notice both of the dogs start surrounding this jumping thing.  I yell at both of them “NO” and both dogs stop and look at me.  […]

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Monarch Butterfly Wing Repair

Before the freezing temperatures occurred (around Christmas), we brought 15 Monarch Chrysalises indoors.  All but 3 of those Chrysalises were hatched and released. Because of the extreme cold, I didn’t feel it was warm enough to release the last 3 hatchlings.  The cold weather allowed us to master the art of hand feeding Butterflies.  The […]

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