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1980
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Attempting to aid an injured animal is potentially dangerous. If one is unsure of what type of assistance to render, wildlife managers recommend finding a qualified person, such as a staff member of the Carolina Raptor Center, to assist.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Sept/Oct 1994, p21-22, il Periodical Website
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2551
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Volunteers of the Marine Mammal Stranding Network, stretching from North Carolina to Texas, are on call twenty-four hours a day to rescue stranded dolphins and to gather data about them. The network also responds to calls about whales, seals, and turtles.
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4686
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Raptors are birds of prey, including eagles, owls, and hawks. These predators sit at the top of the ornithological food chain, and their health is important to the chain's overall health. Each year thousands of these injured birds are rehabilitated and released through raptor centers across the country. The Carolina Raptor Center, one of the nation's finest facilities, is located on the Latta Plantation Nature Center near Charlotte.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 3, Aug 2000, p46-52, 54, il Periodical Website
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9557
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Raptors are birds of prey and include eagles, owls, and hawks. These predators sit at the top of the ornithological food chain. Many of them are injured in the wild, either by accident or by being shot or trapped. The latter activities are in violation of the Federal Migratory Bird Act. The authors describe how these injured birds are rehabilitated.
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5941
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The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, located at Topsail Island, treats turtles with problems ranging from cracked shells to severed limbs and bacterial infections. Manuel describes the work of the center.
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29827
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Savannah Trantham and Kimberly Brewster cofounded Appalachian Wild to provide care and shelter for injured and orphaned wild animals in Western North Carolina. They also started the Wands for Wildlife program, which collects mascara wands to be repurposed as cleaning tools for injured animals.
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31365
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Birds of prey serve an important role in the ecology of their environments by keeping in check rodent, rabbit and snake populations. Students at the Raptor Rehabilitation and Research Center at North Carolina State University School of Veterinarian Medicine rescue and rehabilitate injured birds so that they can be released back into the wild.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 16 Issue 9, Sept 1984, p15, por