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Emergency Response & Veterinary Centre Emergency Response Team
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EMERGENCY RESPONSE & VETERINARY CENTRE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Emergency Response Team

ARCTUROS has an Emergency Response Team (ERT), which intervenes in emergencies and accidents involving wildlife. It also works with the inhabitants of the area to raise awareness and to achieve the harmonious coexistence of man and wildlife. During the first two years of operation (2008-2010) the ERT received 228 complaints, from which it dealt with 105 incidents, 108 cases were treated by telephone, while 15 cases were not addressed due to failure of communication with the complainant. For emergencies related to wildlife, please call ARCTURUS on: +30 6957 834668 and 30 23860 41500 (Monday to Friday, 9.00-18.00).

Veterinary Centre

The centre is based in the community of Aetos Florina. It treats bears and wolves rescued from captivity (dancing bears, or bears from circuses, zoos, etc.) that are in need of veterinary care. The station treats other wildlife too, and has permanent specialist staff able to carry out operations and treatments for injured wild animals.