Erica has some friendly banter with Amber from Soulshine Wildlife Center about the lifestyle of a wildlife rehabilitator and the controversies and misconceptions that come along with it.
NOTE: This episode was recorded over a year before the publish date. Audio quality was not optimal.
Critter Chatter is back after a long hiatus! Erica catches us up with everything that's been happening the past few months and how crazy life has been! She also introduces us to her animal cases this year, including "Tangles," the Tik Tok famous squirrel!
Erica talks about why Raccoons can be a difficult species to take care of and why you should always get ahold of a rehabber if you find one in distress! Erica also kicks off baby season (a little early) with the sounds of a newborn Raccoon kit. Baby season has arrived!
Andrea Aiuto of Bird Center of Washtenaw County joins Erica as Critter Chatter's first special guest. This episode digs into the life of a bird rehabilitator and is "feathered in" with plenty of facts and birdy information. Just wait until you hear about their chimney swifts *swoon*.
*DISCLAIMER* Due to the graphic nature in some parts of this episode, do not listen to while eating. Listen with caution.
Erica explores some tribulations and celebrations that Critter Crossing has recently faced and touches on some common public misconceptions of animal rehabilitation.
Welcome to Critter Chatter, a podcast for Wildlife Rehabilitators and people interested in the work that they do! In this episode, you'll get an introduction to our host, Erica, her wildlife rehabilitation "Critter Crossing" and her podcast "Critter Chatter!" Join us on our journey!