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Members of the public are being given the opportunity to learn more about wildlife rescue in a series of courses run by East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS).

"There are many calls which we receive from the public where they think that the behaviour of a wild animal or bird means it is sick or injured when in fact it just the animal resting or to do with them mating. But also there are many situations where the public do not realise how serious or life threatening a situation the casualty is in and doesn't get the help or support it needs until it is too late" said Trevor Weeks founder of WRAS, "we hope that these courses will help people to respond and handle wildlife rescue situations better as a result and know when to call for help and how their actions at the beginning make cause unnecessary stress and fear to a wildlife animal which they may not notice." » Read more