Critter Cam 2

You are watching Owl Cam! Papa G'Ho, our non-releasable surrogate Great Horned Owl is raising three young owlets this year: #18-0210, #18-0299, and #18-408. They are currently exploring a flight pen and will be released in the fall. 

Or ... you are watching Buttercup, the Center's education Black Vulture.

You are watching one of our education birds -- either Buttercup the Black Vulture or Maggie the Peregrine Falcon!

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Cam in the Classroom

The Critter Cam experience builds on children's curiosity with nature. Teachers are using Critter Cam in a variety of subjects -- not only biology and the environment but also math, vocabulary, problem-solving, and creative writing.

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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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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, April 25, 2018


48 °F

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