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Environmental Volunteers rescues baby raccoons in Baylands

Original post made on Jul 4, 2012

The new mother probably wandered away for just a few minutes, but she never returned to the spot where she left her two infant raccoons. Without intervention, the little ones, whose eyes were still closed, would probably have perished in the cold, damp Baylands air or been attacked by predators. Fortunately, Palo Alto's Environmental Volunteers were there to help.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 4:40 PM

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Posted by cc
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 4, 2012 at 8:28 pm

Could the mom be the one hit by a car on the freeway?


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Posted by frankly
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 5, 2012 at 7:52 am

cute while small but really let them stay in natural setting. not everything is meant to have a long life. wait till you find them in your home or haven't you noticed them usung the sewers to move around.


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:44 pm

That's storm drains, not sewers.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 am

So the org profiled just helped, along with PAAS and it's PHS's Wildlife Rescue that's doing all of the work. Huh. Misleading headline because they just corralled the critters.


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