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And this particular animal is Gladys and well her mother was chewed up by a dog and we rescued her. We rehab her and she had some medical problems and couldn't be released into the wild. These animals are wonderful but they don't make very good pets. She is an educational animal and you actually have to have a permit to have her. So if you find an animal in the wild, maybe an orphan baby, immediately contact your emergency vet or rehabber. Well, that's all we have for today on Expert Village and this is Gladys and I'm Jody saying thanks for watching and thanks for caring about your urban wildlife.