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What's New

May 21, 2018

This week, the Wildlife Center is celebrating World Turtle Day – which takes place on Wednesday, May 23. 

May 25, 2018

On May 24, a Black Bear cub was found by the side of the road in Highland County.

May 25, 2018

Hooded Merganser #18-0742 is doing well; since being paired with its new Wood Duck friend [patient #18-0958], the little duckling has gained weight and is now 57 grams [increased from admission wei

Critter Corner

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Happy World Turtle Day!

This week, the Wildlife Center is celebrating World Turtle Day – which takes place on May 23. Need help in figuring out how you should celebrate World Turtle Day?

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, June 12 as we discuss Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. 

Wildlife Care Academy

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

Buddy Statues!

This custom-made tribute is being created in Buddy the Bald Eagle's likeness – complete with his crooked beak! Each is individually hand-painted; only a limited quantity will be produced.

Eagle Tracking

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

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