Tel: 0771 1883072
 Tel: 0771 1883072

HELP! I'VE FOUND A BABY SEAL, WHAT SHALL I DO?

GREY SEALS are mainly found on the East Coast, one of the most famous seal colonies being Donna Nook in Lincolnshire.

 

There are a number of excellent, well equipped Organisations who rescue injured or orphaned seal cubs

 

http://www.thesealsanctuary.com/

 

http://www.sealsanctuary.co.uk/ascar/scarboroughuseinfosls.html

 

The Wildlife Orphanage is located inland and seals are not a species which we deal with.  Any enquries should be passed on to the Specialists named above who have the equipment and the expertise to deal with these large marine mammals.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER SEALS CAN AND WILL BITE !

http://www.sealsanctuary.co.uk/ascar/scarboroughuseinfosls.html
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The Wildlife Orphanage, located off the A19 between Selby and York, is a small wildlife rescue specialising in the care of young wild animals and birds.

APRIL 2017 

On the 1st April, a female hedgehog was admitted with lacerations and a broken leg. These were caused by a dog attack. The leg had to be amputated 

THE WILDLIFE ORPHANAGE. A LOOK BACK AT 2016

October News

HEDGEHOGS, THE AUTUMN JUVENILES FLOOD IN!

Baby Pixie arrived weighing only 100g and has numerous problems
Pixie has to have Imaverol baths to clear his skin
Pixie is suffering from mites & ringworm and is in a bad way for such a tiny hedgehog

The Wildlife Orphanage has had an influx of small hedgehogs over the last few weeks.  These are the Autumn Juveniles, born late in the year.  They are often seen out in daytime and looking a bit wobbly.  Please act quickly if you see one as they go downhill rapidly. 

 

With winter just around the corner, these little hogs will be just too light for hibernation.  They need to put on lots of weight to see them through the winter.

 

If you see a tiny hedgehog roaming about, often in daylight,

Please ring 0771 1883072 for advice.