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​I found dead wildlife, what do I do?

Small deceased wild animals can be buried or put in the garbage. For larger animals on private property, you may need to contact a waste removal company for help.

For dead animals found on public land, contact your local animal control or public works office for removal.

Dead birds

If you find a dead crow or bird of prey in summer mosquito season, contact your regional health authority. These birds may be tested for West Nile Virus research. If the bird has a leg band, record the letters and numbers and contact the Ministry of Environment at 1-866-431-2473.