The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment

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What's New

January 17, 2018

Vultures are disgusting creatures that have naked heads and eat dead things.

January 15, 2018

Before arriving at the Wildlife Center of Virgina for my rehabilitation externship, I had many preconceived notions about what my favorite species to work with would be.

January 12, 2018

The 10 Black Bear cubs in the Wildlife Center’s Bear Complex are doing well – while the cubs may have slowed down during the extreme cold snap early in January, they are still up and active every d

Critter Corner

Learn about the Wildlife Center’s current patients and success stories.

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Critter Cams

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Hospital Cam

Hospital Cam is scheduled for Wednesday, January 24! Join us on Critter Cam 1 to see a special behind-the-scenes look into the Wildlife Center's hospital. Treatments start at 9:00 a.m. Eastern.

Online Wildlife Book Club

Every other month, the Wildlife Center hosts an online book club on the Critter Cam moderated discussion. Join us for our next meeting, on Tuesday, February 6, as we discuss H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. 

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. Check out the Spring 2018 schedule!

Happy Birthday, Bears!

According to a study of Black Bears in Virginia, sows have been documented giving birth from December 19 to February 22 – with a median date of January 17. Our cubs are turning one-year-old!

Eagle Tracking

The Wildlife Center is currently tracking the post-release movements of six eagles. See where the eagles are now!

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