- published: 19 Mar 2015
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This is a half hour video, so plan to watch when you have the time. It's wonderful. "Setting Wildlife Free" is a profile of the Fresno Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Service, an organization that for 40 years has released thousands of animals back to their native environments in the San Joaquin Valley and Sierra foothills. Visit our website: http://www.fresnowildlife.org/ for more information Channel 18 has put the video on its website: www.pbs.org It is under the Education division of the PBS By You section.
The biggest state park in Texas just got even bigger. Big Bend Ranch State Park recently added 7000 acres, expanding public access to one of the last wild places in Texas. For more information about Big Bend Ranch State Park, visit www.LifesBetterOutside.org.
For over 15 years, the Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center (W.E.R.C.) of Morgan Hill California has been rehabilitating bobcat kittens using bird-of-prey anti-imprinting methods. This technique ensures that the bobcats dont become habituated to their human caretakers and remain wild and wary of people when theyre released back to their native habitats. To make themselves as unlike a human as humanly possible, surrogate bobcat mothers wear full-body costumes, scented with herbs and bobcat urine to cover up human odors. Remaining quiet at all times when within the enclosure, they never stand up and walk on their hands and knees. The method has proven successful with more than 30 bobcats over the years and W.E.R.C. has been internationally recognized for its bobcat kitten prot...