Leave injured wildlife alone

With families spending more time at home and out and about in their neighborhoods due to the coronavirus pandemic, they may notice the abundance of wildlife and birds with which Louisiana is blessed.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries would like to remind the public that the best practice is to leave wildlife and birds alone and undisturbed even if you suspect them to be injured or orphaned.

The presence of juvenile wildlife is common during these seasons as young wildlife begins to explore their environment, learn to forage/hunt and defend themselves.


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