31 May '17, 11am

If You Care . . . Leave Them There! (Thanks for the cute pic Keith L)

Those early unsteady steps and flights are part of normal development, helping young animals learn to take care of themselves. Some quickly develop that ability, almost from birth. For example, snowshoe hare, turtles and snakes are ready to venture into the world within hours of birth or hatching. Other animals need more parental care. For example, cottontail rabbits are born with no fur and closed eyes, unable to leave their nest on the ground surface for several weeks and continue to nurse from the mother for another week or more. Most young songbirds likewise spend about two weeks in the nest and then follow their parents about for days, begging for food and learning to fly well.

Full article: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6956.html

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