Wildlife rehabilitator Heather Bedard of Waterloo recently got a phone call about six baby raccoons that a homeowner had removed from a nest on his property. She asked him to help her reunite the babies with their mother and, although he initially refused, he eventually humanely trapped the mother.
The babies had been separated from their mother for four days, and Bedard was worried that the reunion would not go well. Turns out, she didn't need to worry.
"As soon as the babies made noise the mom perked up and you could tell she was frantic," Bedard says.