Four Things You Didn't Know About Wildlife Rescue! + Win A Copy of Rescue at Lake Wild (Terry Lynn Johnson) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Rescue at Lake Wild by Terry Lynn Johnson!

 Read on for more about Terry and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway! 

 

 

 

Meet Terry Lynn Johnson!

  

Terry Lynn Johnson writes about the wild with the wisdom and passion of someone who has spent her life working to preserve and protect it - both as a backcountry canoe ranger in Quetico Provincial Park and in her current job as a conservation officer with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. She lives at the edge of a lake in northern Ontario, Canada, where she loves watching all wildlife, including beavers.

 

 

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Meet Rescue at Lake Wild!

In this funny and moving animals-in-peril adventure, a twelve-year-old girl and her two best friends determine to rescue two orphaned beaver kits—and soon find themselves trying to solve a local environmental crisis. Perfect for fans of Pax and A Boy Called Bat.

Everyone knows that twelve-year-old Madison “Madi” Lewis is not allowed to bring home any more animals. After she's saved hairless mice, two birds, a rabbit, and a stray tom cat that ended up destroying the front porch, Madi’s parents decide that if they find one more stray animal in the house, she won’t be allowed to meet Jane Goodall at an upcoming gala event.

But when Madi and her two best friends, Aaron and Jack, rescue beaver kits whose mother was killed, they find themselves at the center of a local conspiracy that’s putting the beavers and their habitats in danger. As Madi and her friends race to uncover the threat targeting the beavers, Madi must put her animal whisperer skills to the test in both raising the orphaned beaver kits and staying out of trouble long enough.

 

 

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Terry Lynn Johnson talks about the inspiration behind Rescue at Lake Wild here [bit.ly]

 

 

 

 

 ~ Guest Post ~

      

Four Things You Didn’t Know About Wildlife Rescue

 

  1. People trying to help often do more harm than good

Unless you are a veterinarian or a wildlife biologist, you may not be aware of the strict requirements for injured or orphaned wildlife. As an example, you might find a baby deer, or fawn, curled up and alone in a quiet area of tall grass. A common mistake is thinking it has been abandoned. People are tempted to “rescue” it and bring it to the authorities. A mother deer, or doe, will regularly leave their fawn hidden while they forage, and then return for it. The best advice is to leave it. If there is reason to suspect it is orphaned, check on it from a distance and give it time.

 

  1. A code is not just for pirates

The goal of wildlife rehabilitation is to provide professional care to injured or orphaned wild animals so they can be released back to their natural habitat. Wildlife rehabbers have a code of ethics—a comprehensive list of guidelines to follow. If you’re curious, Google it. In addition, a wildlife rehabber must also be licensed under their state or province. The rules are there for the best interest of the animals.

 

  1. Wild animals have distinct personalities

All animals are unique, just like humans. Though each animal species seems to have its own specific traits, every individual within that species can have a distinct personality. Some animals are timid, while others are more boisterous. Just like people, some animals always seem to need more attention and can be prone to hijinks. These are the best stories that wildlife rehabbers share, the ones that kept them laughing with their antics.

 

  1. Beavers are one of the exceptions to the rules

Keeping the “wild” in wildlife is the key to rehabilitation. Do not pet wildlife, or try to coddle it to make it feel better. One of the exceptions to this is beavers. Being such a social animal, orphaned beaver kits need interaction to develop properly. Try to imagine being stuck inside your house all winter with only your family—oh, wait a minute, maybe you can imagine that. Wild beavers have lockdowns mastered. They have to get along within their family unit, and that requires social skills. Raising an orphaned beaver means taking the place of their family. Kits stay with and learn from their family for two years, so rehabbing a beaver kit is a monumental commitment. It’s a good thing they’re so darn entertaining!



 

 

 

        

Rescue at Lake Wild

By: Terry Lynn Johnson

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

Release Date: April 27th, 2021

 

 

 

 

*GIVEAWAY DETAILS*

Five winners will receive a copy of Rescue at Lake Wild (Terry Lynn Johnson) ~ (US Only)

 

 

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