orphaned wildlife http://apr.org en Ala. Ending Rehab Of Baby Raccoons, Other Animals http://apr.org/post/ala-ending-rehab-baby-raccoons-other-animals <p></p><p>Wildlife lovers are protesting a new state rule they say is a death sentence for helpless baby raccoons, skunks and other wild animals in Alabama.</p><p>The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says it will no longer issue permits letting groups or individuals rehabilitate raccoons, skunks, opossums, foxes, coyotes, feral pigs or bats.</p><p>The agency says anyone who finds an orphaned or sick animal should leave it in the wild, and humane organizations should euthanize any of the animals they receive.</p><p>But wildlife workers are appalled at the decision.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 21:16:29 +0000 The Associated Press 37338 at http://apr.org Ala. Ending Rehab Of Baby Raccoons, Other Animals