Until you are able to contact and place the orphan with a permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator, you can follow these CARE INSTRUCTIONS to give the infant the best chance for survival. Remember, The State of Texas requires a special permit for a person to have a wild animal in their possession. It is illegal for any person to possess any protected, wild, furbearing mammal that is protected under State law.
Click here for a list of protected species.
Important! Know The Risks! Know The Laws! Click here for Statewide Rabies Quarantine Information.