Wildlife Questions & Concerns

The Plymouth Animal Control has compiled information for residents, visitors, and businesses regarding common wildlife questions and concerns. 

People who find young wildlife alone often believe that the animal is orphaned and remove the animal from the wild in an attempt to help. Many animals do not closely approach their young except for feeding to help them stay hidden and safe, so in most cases, the best course of action is to leave them alone so that the parent can return. Before removing young wildlife from their natural habitat, make sure they are truly orphaned using the following information: