We received a call about a deer that had its head trapped in an irrigation floodgate for many hours. Nobody had come to help because Water deer are listed as vermin despite being listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.
A baby bird was lying on the side of the road. It was the middle of August and raining heavily. CARE staff didn’t know what had happened, but the bird was not moving; its wings were drooping, and it was blinking its eyes weakly.
News about wild boar has been in the new a lot this year, and the Ministry of Environment and local governments announced that they will control their numbers by mobilizing hundreds of hunters, and paying them, to kill them.