As human residents of the Atchafalaya Basin loaded trucks and trailers and even boats with belongings and headed for higher ground, the basin's other residents have started their move to safety as well. Louisiana State Police have posted signs along roadways reminding motorist to be mindful of wildlife on the roadway. The desire to rescure a scared on wounded animal could be a very dangerous undertaking, that is best left to the professionals.

Should you encounter wounded or displaced wildlife here is the number for you to call 1-888-308-3922. The Louisiana Wildlife Rehabilitators Association has trained wildlife specialist standing by to answer your call and send the aprop