Origins of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation Historical development and current structure of UK wildlife rehabilitation P re- 1970’s Before the 1970s there was little or no organised wildlife rehabilitation in the UK.
Historical development and current structure of UK wildlife rehabilitation
British Wildlife Rehabilitation Council 2008
In the 1970s charities suchasSt Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital and the National Seal Sanctuary began to emerge.
(Leighton, K. et. al., 2008)
(Summaries of scientific papers concerning wildlife rehabilitation can be found on the BWRC website - http://www.bwrc.org.uk/ - ‘Scientific Journals made easy’).