sick squirrel

Asked July 24, 2014, 5:49 PM EDT

I have been seeing a mangy-looking squirrel in my yard and am concerned. He seems to have lost most of his fur, his eyes are swollen, and he just looks sick. I feel sorry for the poor guy, but I'm wondering if he could be leaving pathogens behind that could affect me or other wildlife. Should I be concerned? Should I do something?

Lane County Oregon human-wildlife issues wildlife

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Please contact Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to see what protocol to follow.

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