How can I tell if an animal is just resting versus actually injured?
It can be hard to tell the difference between resting or injured. However, you can look for any obvious wounds, broken bones, breathing problems, discharge from the eyes/nose, lameness or inability to stand/fly/walk. DO NOT approach a wild animal under any circumstance. If you have good reason to believe an animal is sick or injured, please contact the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
By Neil McCoy|2020-08-12T15:11:28+00:00August 10th, 2020|Wildlife|Comments Off on How can I tell if an animal is just resting versus actually injured?
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