Earthfire Stories

Tag: Ducks
Squirrel eating nuts in a large hole in a tree
Dawn Harrison

One heartwarming part of wildlife rehabilitation is seeing the result of all the efforts put forth. For many released animals, the results are not easily tracked. Raccoons, for instance, don’t...

Two baby raccoons in an outdoor enclosure

This has been a difficult week for rehabilitation efforts here at Earthfire, having more losses than wins. They warn you when you start that it won’t always be sunshine and...

Several ducklings running across sandy ground toward shade

The Tale of Two Stuck Ducks I was walking by the enclosure where Meenie and her duck family live, when an unusual movement caught my eye. There was something stuck...

Eight ducklings with their mother duck

Sometimes it doesn’t pay to be too exploratory (too soon). I will explain… We had a first here—after years of laying eggs and sitting on them, this July we had...

Jean Simpson walking through the rain with a malamute dog

Jean’s New Raincoat I went out to speak to Jean in the spring rain and saw him in his new raincoat with a clothespin sticking out the top of the...

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