Tag: wildlife

Young wildlife needs to be left alone during breeding season

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding Illinois citizens to leave baby birds and wild animals alone.During the breeding season, IDNR representatives say well-meaning people may believe they are helping by taking possession of young wildlife such as young rabbits, fawn deer, baby birds and other animals that[Read More…]

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Diane Cobban: Wildlife’s best friend

  Wildlife expert Dianne Cobban of Homewood hugs  her cat, Binks. Cobban rescued Binks out of a house  in Park Forest whose owners moved and left her.  (Photo by Mary Compton/H-F Chronicle)  Editor’s note: This story first appeared as the cover feature in the Oct. 1, 2017, print edition of[Read More…]

Rabid bat found in downtown Homewood

A rabid bat was found in downtown Homewood on Aug. 23, according to an alert posted by Donna Alexander, administrator of Cook County Animal and Rabies Control.The bat, found in the 1900 block of Ridge Road, was determined to be rabid by the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory,  she said. Anyone[Read More…]

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