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This work involves:
If a wild animal is not fit and healthy enough to be released, or it's natural environment has become inappropriate (eg. due to clearing); it may need permanent relocation to a different wilderness area, or perhaps a zoo or other wildlife park.
Wildlife rescue jobs may include:
Many have a strong background in ecology, animal behaviour and biology.
You will learn through experience as you work in the organizations. Networking, professional development, and empathy are necessary to succeed in this field. There are many pathways to progress your career as an animal rescue worker, including:
Spend time networking. Get to know people involved in different organisations, those in the relevant government departments, and people involved in research. The more information you gain about the animal or ecosystem you are fighting for, the stronger arguments you will have to share when you interact with people. There is a constant need to diversify and innovate the services you have to offer; but still your passion for protecting wild animals must be your priority.