East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service's rescuers were called to Meadow Place Uckfield to reports of a hedgehog stuck in a wall in a garden. Rescuers Katie Nunn Nash and Chris Riddington attended on site and were greeted with quite a challenge.
East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) rushed to the aid of a hedgehog reported as being stuck on the back of a crocodile in Eastbourne today.
"We are quite lucky in the UK that our wildlife is quite tame in comparison to other countries, so we were a bit worried when we were told the hedgehog was on the back of a crocodile, but relieved when we were told the crocodile was not real" explained Chris Riddington Duty Rescue Co-ordinator.
This fox cub became entangled in netting in a garden of a house in Stone Cross near Pevensey just after midnight on 14th April 2018.
Duty Rescue Co-ordinator Trevor Weeks MBE received an emergency call at about 12:40am and rushed to the scene after reports of a fox making a lot of noise after becoming entangled in netting.
As we approach the busy season, we are in need of a few additional rescuers to help with collections and rescuing of casualties.
We are in need of rescuers for the following shifts:
Monday evenings 6pm till 10pm.
Wednesday day time 10am till 6pm
Friday evening 6pm till 10pm.
Sunday day time 10am till 6pm.
Sunday evening 6pm till 10pm.
East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) took a call on Sunday morning regarding a crashed swan walking around the car park near KFC in Lottbridge Drove Eastbourne. Members of the public were trying their best to prevent the swan from wandering into the road.
A lady in Rye Close Polegate had a shock when she found a seriously injured hedgehog in her garden attached to a rodent trap.
The starving adult hedgehog, as thought to be freshly out of hibernation, looking for a tasty meal has found a Rat trap with some taste food in it and unfortunately sprung the violent trap that became attached to one of its front legs.
Possibly our first ever successful kingfisher release. After being admitted as a likely window strike our care team were concerned about neurological signs and spoke to Caroline at Vale Wildlife Rescue for advice.
Following that advice the kingfisher was given a lovely recipe of sprats special cat food vitamins and rehydration fluid which was blended together. Our care team monitored him closely and tube fed the small bird to keep him hydrated and up to weight.
Rescuers were called to reports of a grebe struggling at Crumbles Pond, Princes Park in Eastbourne just after 6pm last night (3rd April 2018). It was reportedly struggling to stay afloat and was waterlogged.
East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service’s Lead Casualty Manager Chris Riddington headed down from WRAS’s Hospital in Whitesmith, but due to the urgency also contacted rescuer Laura Carrick who lives in Eastbourne.
Sovereign Harbour Swan Rescue.
Rescuers were called down to Sovereign Harbour today (3rd Apr 2018) after a swan was found on the shingle beach in the harbour.
The harbour office called out East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) who were on site within 30 minutes.
A Veterinary Ambulance has rushed to the aid of two swans in Eastbourne this morning.
East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) received numerous calls from motorists and members of the public as well as one from Sussex Police and Companion Care Vets.