01/21/2014 11:14 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Drugs, Death, Neglect: Behind The Scenes At Animal Planet

By the time three orphaned raccoons arrived for emergency care at the Kentucky Wildlife Center in April 2012, "they were emaciated," says Karen Bailey, who runs the nonprofit rehab clinic set in the sunny thoroughbred country just outside of Georgetown, in central Kentucky. "They were almost dead."

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