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October 10, 2019

Brown Pelican #19-3008 did not make improvements this week; the pelican remained in the Center’s holding room, receiving intravenous fluids and other medications.

October 7, 2019

On Friday afternoon, the rehabilitation team moved Brown Pelican #19-3008 outside to the A3 flight enclosure, where they set up a large saltwater pool for her.

October 4, 2019

As of Friday, October 4, Dr. Claire noted that Brown Pelican #19-3008 appeared a little brighter and more alert, though was still exhibiting some neurologic symptoms.

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 Thursday, October 31! 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.

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. Check out the summer and fall 2019 schedule, featuring brand-new classes!

Explore Kenya

 This classic Kenyan safari has been created to offer everything that can be included in an African safari of this type and to create memories that will last you a lifetime. We're booking for a July 2020 trip!

Call of the Wild Conference 2019

The Wildlife Center of Virginia invites you to the 24th annual Call of the Wild conference on wildlife rehabilitation on November 15-17, 2019. There's something for everyone at this year's conference -- we hope you can join us!  

2019 Benefit & Gala

The 2019 Wildlife Center Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, November 2 at the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, Virginia.

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