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Nursing wild animals back to health in Kansas

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - 00:46

June 3 - Baby skunks and fawns are cared for by a Kansas resident, who runs a rehabilitation center for wild animals from inside of her family home. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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She's giving these wild, young ones another lease on life. In fact, Abby Williams is licensed in Kansas to do so. She runs an animal rehab center from inside of her family home. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ABBY WILLIAMS, SAYING: "You got to open there mouth and get it in there and she is not going to do it." A vehicle hit and killed this fawn's mom early Friday morning. But on any given day, it could be a baby skunk. (SOUNDBITE) (English) ABBY WILLIAMS, SAYING: "Every year I keep saying I am not going to do this any more. I am done, tired and I think 'ooh I need a baby skunk ooh I need a baby coon' and it starts all over again." For Abby -- and the family dog -- the job has many perks.

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Nursing wild animals back to health in Kansas

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - 00:46