What should I do if I find an orphaned or injured wild animal?
At the Calgary Zoo, we sometimes receive calls about orphaned or injured wildlife. Before handling an orphaned or injured wild animal, please contact the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society wildlife hotline at 403-239-2488 or visit
The Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (CWRS) is a registered non-profit charitable organization that treats, rehabilitates and releases injured and orphaned wildlife.
Snakes are not slimy! Their scales are similar to fingernails and they are actually dry and slightly rough to the touch.