Wildlife Response Services takes over oiled animal care from Exxon Mobil Arkansas oil spill

    2:36 PM, Apr 2, 2013   |    comments
    A mallard covered in oil after being treated at HAWK in Russellville. (Photo: Sarah Fortner, THV 11)
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    MAYFLOWER, Ark. (KTHV) - As of Tuesday, Wildlife Response Services (WRS) has taken over all oiled animal care.

    According to HAWK's Facebook page, WRS is a group of experts in oiled wildlife rehabilitation and headed up the oiled wildlife team that responded to the Gulf oil spill.

    [READ: Two ducks dead, others covered in oil after Exxon's oil spill in Mayflower]

    HAWK (Helping Arkansas Wild 'Kritters') said the service is more than capable of caring for their upcoming patients, and the number contact the service is (800) 876-9291.

    For more information on Wildlife Response Services, check out www.wildliferesponse.net.

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