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Feeding the baby possum that was rescued (along with it's siblings) after their mother was hit by a car.  Sorry for the blurry picture.

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Good on you Todd and hope it ends well for the animals and your family.

I had a Kill Deer make a nest within feet of a new road I was building and she would do the broken wing trick to try and keep me away from her 4 eggs. Despite having a lot of work and a lot of equipment, I steered clear of it, even staking it off with grade stakes until the eggs would hatch and she would go. But sadly I noticed this week the mother bird and eggs were gone. Should cracked shells be present I would assumed they hatched and flew off, but being comepletely gone I assume a raccoon, snake or skunk got them instead. Too bad, but I did my part and managed to never drive over them.
 
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Some birds and other critters will eat egg shells to get the calcium.

This baby deer is doing fine. He was rescued by the owner of an excavator who accidentally buried him. It's been a couple months, and he is on mostly grass and browse now.
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