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Wildlife Rehabilitator

Squirrels, Raptors Have A New Best Friend In Washington

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

Indigenous wildlife in the nation's capital goes well beyond Democrats and Republicans. In fact the District has "hundreds of species," says Anne ...

Astoria Characters: The Pigeon Parents

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's a pigeon flying overhead when Eugene and Kaori Oda open the front door. And another. And another. Three in all. They land in the living room, where they're sitting in a row on the sofa, which is protected by a pair of plastic tablecloths.

Astoria Characters: The Wild Things' Foster Mom

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Through the years, Donna Bungo has taken in a lot of animals; right now, four five-week-old squirrels are the only rescues in her family.

How to Properly Dispose of an Opossum

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Pink Mama, the lady who channels the spirit of a dead squirrel and offers tips on how to give an opossum a pedicure, is at it again. It's sad new this time.

A Tale of Two Ravens

Livia McRee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Livia McRee

Working as a wildlife rehabilitator has many ups and downs. The sadness of watching animals suffer can be overwhelming and often seems pointless. But occasionally there are bright spots that put everything into perspective.

Odd Lady Channels Spirit of Dead Squirrel

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

I know this seems like something you'd see in the Onion, but I'm pretty certain this lady is dead serious. Or at least she's serious about her wacky ...