Group Works to Save Animals in Arkansas Oil Spill

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Animals are being treated for oil exposure following the oil pipeline rupture in Mayflower on Friday, according a report from our Little Rock affiliate KTHV.

HAWK (Helping Arkansas Wild ‘Kritters’) in Russellville began taking in oil-covered ducks on Saturday and cleaning them. According to its facebook page, the Russellville Walmart donated cleaning items to help treat the animals, but the fully-volunteer organization needs more donations to treat the birds coming in.

For information on how to donate or help HAWK, contact them at (479) 222-0528. To see a list of items needed go to

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