Release Criteria for Rehabilitated Wild Animals

Authors

  • Scott Diehl Wisconsin Humane Society’s Wildlife Department
  • Cheryl Stokhaug Diehl Wildlife in Need Center

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53607/wrb.v30.71

Keywords:

Wildlife rehabilitation, release, release criteria

Abstract

The release of a rehabilitated wild animal carries with it the responsibilities of assuring the animal is physically and psychologically fit for release and is released at an appropriate time in an appropriate habitat.

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Author Biographies

Scott Diehl, Wisconsin Humane Society’s Wildlife Department

Scott Diehl currently is the manager of the Humane Society Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Milwaukee, WI.

Cheryl Stokhaug Diehl , Wildlife in Need Center

Cheryl Stokhaug Diehl currently is the animal care director of the Wildlife in Need Center in Oconomowoc, WI.

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Published

2013-01-31

How to Cite

Diehl, S., & Stokhaug, C. (2013). Release Criteria for Rehabilitated Wild Animals. Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin, 30(2), 24–35. https://doi.org/10.53607/wrb.v30.71