of Spring arrivals keep Secret World wildlife carers busy
wildlife rescue centre near Burnham-On-Sea says it has seen over
250 animals brought in already this month.
World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill carers are finding that
many are orphans who need help.
include all sorts of birds - from baby blackbirds to tawny owlets
- to robins and tiny baby sparrows.
orphan room here at Secret World is getting busier as we see more
young animals sadly in need of our help", Animal Carer Dan
Bryant told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
will hand rear them until they can feed themselves, then well
help them learn to survive on their own."
orphans are brought in unnecessarily", adds Dan. "If
you do find a young wild animal please call us for advice before
moving it unless it is in immediate danger or injured,
in which case please move it to safety before calling us."
centre will be opening from 23rd to 25th May to let the general
public meet some of the latest arrivals, and to find out how they
are hand-reared and are prepared for their eventual release back
into the wild.
Wildlife Babies weekend over the late May bank holiday weekend
is a chance for the public to learn about the wildlife that is
all around us at this time of year, and how they can help protect
will be lots to see and do at the Wildlife Babies weekend, with
specialist talks taking place and a chance to meet some of the
other animals cared for on the site. There will also be special
interest stalls, activities for children, the hilarious ferret
racing, on site catering and much more going on each day. Opening
times will be 10am-4pm on 23-25 May. Entry is free with donations