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Category: Wildlife

No Harm No Fowl

The DC area is fortunate to be home to a diverse population of wildlife and a community who admires them. This week, the wild turkeys in our neighborhoods are in the limelight. Once a rare sight, it’s not unheard of to see wild turkeys in residential or urban areas these days. In fact, HRA’s trained team of dispatchers has received more than a dozen calls reporting turkey sightings in the District in the last few days alone, with many callers assuming the animals are out of place... Read More
at Wednesday, April 10, 2019

HRA Field Service Team Rescues Drowning Bird Stuck in the Middle of the River

In honor of National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week, we’re sharing just one story from the more than 20,000 calls for help our officers receive each year. When the animals of the District of Columbia need help, our dedicated professionals are available 24/7 and we’re incredibly thankful for our entire Field Services team and the impact they are making in our community every day.  On April 9, Humane Rescue Alliance animal control officers received a call from a... Read More
at Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Keeping Wildlife Safe During the Summer Months

During the summer months, wildlife like squirrels , deer , and o possums are eating, mating, and exploring their environment more than they would be in winter, making human-wildlife contact more likely. Humane Rescue Alliance Wildlife Specialist, Cindy Valasquez, offers some tips to keep the animals safe this summer. 1. N ever feed wildlife Feeding wildlife not only disturbs their natural diet, it decreases their fear of humans, putting everyone... Read More
at Monday, April 17, 2017

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