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  • Why You Really Shouldn’t Take in a Wild Bird

    Why You Really Shouldn’t Take in a Wild Bird

    As a kid in the rural Midwest, I was accustomed to seeing people around me “rescue” injured birds, bring them into their homes, and care for them. The local vet even facilitated this by calling up certain families when a hurt bird was brought into his practice. We considered these birds lucky, Little-Orphan-Annie-style critters who…