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Hailey Griffin

You take your family out for a long hike on a trail through your family's homestead. Your homestead is over 60 acres and is mostly filled with natural forest and meadows. You walk around to show your family where the original house used to be and the remains of another. As you walk with your spouse, your children run ahead. Your youngest runs back and starts to mutter about something that is wrong. You walk over to where your eldest is and find a porcupine that is upside down on its back. You tell your kids to stand back because it could feel threatened and start attacking. You don't know if it's hurt or if it can roll over on its own. You don't want to get too close because it might attack. You try and see if it impaled itself. You look at your phone and find you have no service to call anyone or look anything up online.

You're also too far away to find someone and you don't want to leave if it's hurt. So, what do you do?

Many different species of animals are in trouble and many are ones you can find here in the Northwest of the United States such as birds, deer, bear, rabbits, and other species. Humans can be the main cause of the problem, but Mother Nature could be blamed as well because of the changing environment. People have many reasons why we should intervene in the safety of wildlife and why we shouldn't. There are certain situations that we, as humans, can intervene properly, with little help from a veterinarian or wildlife expert.

Why we should intervene

The human population has been affecting Mother Nature's system for hundreds of years, with the destruction of wildlife populations to...