Rain and floodwater means all kinds of critters are on the move

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Wildlife experts help the lost little guys get back on their feet (KTRK)

Birds, mammals, and reptiles are all on the move, thanks to the heavy rain and flooding this week. And this is just the first wave of what wildlife experts expect to see.

Animal rescuers are seeing a huge spike in calls and they say it will not slack up once the water goes away.

A wide variety of misplaced critters are now at the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers. Executive Director Roslyn Evan says the weather is keeping her staff very busy.

"They're injured," she said. "They're coming in with maggots, wounds. They're wet, they're cold, they're hungry, they're starving -- lots of problems. We got slammed starting earlier this week, and it really didn't let up."
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