By JENNIFER CHEN
Capital News Service
LANSING – Nature has its own rules. One of them is: protect baby animals by leaving them with their mothers. Parents will abandon their babies if they are removed from their natural environment, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). In addition, some wild animals have diseases or parasites that can be passed to humans or pets, DNR said. “Nearly 1,000 wild animals are rescued by licensed rehabilitators each year in the state.