Local wildlife center called on to help in avian botulism outbreak

in Animals/Community/News

A makeshift triage center is being set up Friday afternoon on the grounds of the Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center, just a few hundred feet from the Tuolumne River.

Executive director Donna Burt and her team, working under a pop-up canopy to fight the glaring sun, are waiting for California Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel to deliver birds from Kings County that are afflicted with avian botulism.

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