Wildlife Rescue Information: Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation serves an important function in alleviating the suffering of injured or displaced animals, as well as maintaining the balance of ecosystems and protecting human members of the community. There are many reasons an animal may need to be rescued.
Wildlife Trivia: There is an increasing need for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation due to continuing urban and suburban development. Squirrel meat has become very fashionable for dinner parties in Great Britain. The largest known population of albino squirrels is in Olney, Illinois. Many pieces of Native American folklore center on raccoons. The 1931 edition of The Joy of Cooking included recipes for Raccoon and Squirrel.