found next to dead mother are rescued by wildlife carers
wildlife carers have rescued four tiny baby leverets found alone
next to their dead mother.
team at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill are nursing
the babies back to health after their ordeal.
charity says the animals were found by a dog walker in Gloucester.
The dog picked up one of the leverets but thankfully he managed
to free it successfully.
having a look around, the dog walker found the body of a hare in
a hedge and three uninjured, but weak, leverets by the side of it,"
says a spokesman.
for their wellbeing, he brought them in to Secret World Wildlife
four babies will be under the supervision of Secret World animal
carer Marie Denson until they are strong and old enough to be released
back into the wild.
2017, Secret World Wildlife Rescue looked after 174 hares and rabbits,
including a number of leverets.