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Martinez beaver died overnight

By Gary Bogue
Friday, January 4th, 2008 at 10:11 am in Uncategorized.

Here’s a report I just received from the Lindsay Wildlife Museum:

Gary: The beaver that was brought to us on Thursday from downtown Martinez unfortunately died overnight. As of 6 p.m. Thursday night, his condition was extremely guarded and the prognosis looked poor. He was receiving antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medication and fluids to attempt to stabilize his condition. It appears that he died in his sleep. A postmortem examination will be performed to try to determine the cause of this beaver’s illness. /Susan
Susan Heckly, Wildlife Rehabilitation Director, Lindsay Wildlife Museum

I suspect the beaver was fading fast when it got picked up on the bank of the creek by Animal Services on Thursday.  I’m sorry. /gary

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3 Responses to “Martinez beaver died overnight”

  1. Keven Ormiston Says:

    I’m the bystander that jumped in to help the beaver. I am truly saddened to receive word that the beaver passed away. I am still concerned about the rest of the beavers in the den. What is their fate? Is there anything going to be done about saving them?

  2. Pat in Antioch Says:

    Thanks for doing what you did Kevin….without you he would have had a horrible death. He was lucky you were there. I hope they can do something for the remaining beavers too.

    Pat in Antioch

  3. Cliff in Concord Says:

    Mr. Ormiston, I appreciate your concern and efforts on behalf of those little critters!

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