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What do I do if I have found a Baby Squirrel/Squirrels...
If the baby is cold, but appears otherwise healthy, the baby should be warmed up before an attempt is made to reunite it with its mother. This can be accomplished by placing the baby in a box with a t-shirt (Do not use a towel as they can entangle and injure an animal) over a heating pad or other improvised heating device such as a sandwich bag or water bottle filled with hot water and inserted into a sock.
Once the baby squirrels are gone, you should begin repairing the holes through which they entered. During the early morning or just before dusk are good times to implement repairs since those are the times of day when squirrels are foraging away from their nests. Be sure all of the squirrels are gone by sprinkling the floor near their old entrance with flour and checking for footprints.
A baby squirrel should be taken to a wildlife rehabilitator for immediate assistance if...
If the baby squirrel is in need of care from a wildlife rehabilitator, do not forget to keep it in a warm, dark, quiet box until further instructions are given.
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