Critter Cam 1

You are watching  one of the Center's non-releasable education ambassadors. You may be watching Buddy the Bald Eagle. Buddy came to the Center as a nestling in 2008 with avian pox.

Or ... you are watching Maggie, the one-eyed Peregrine Falcon! Wondering how Maggie got her name?  Read our archived "spotlight" on Maggie. Or ... you are watching Buttercup, the Center's education Black Vulture.  Buttercup is a human-imprinted bird.

Hospital Cam occurs monthly on this Critter Cam; check out our events calendar to see when the next one is scheduled!

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Caring for Critters

The Wildlife Center cares for about two dozen permanent animal residents – hawks, owls, eagles, opossums, and snakes – who are important wildlife ambassadors.

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Cam in the Classroom

The Wildlife Center has a variety of online educational and distance learning opportunities for students of all ages, which all promote positive attitudes toward wildlife and emphasize how personal choices affect the health of the environment.

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Founded in 1982, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has provided quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to more than 75,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals. As a non-profit organization, the Center relies on the generosity of caring individuals.

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Wildlife Center Weather

Shenandoah Weather Report

Today, August 21, 2018


68 °F

Weather forecast from, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the NRK