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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WCV’s free online medical record system allows standardized information to be recorded on each patient and assists rehabilitators with patient management.

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What's New

July 16, 2018

On July 14, an adult Bald Eagle was admitted to the Wildlife Center from Lake Anna in Louisa County.

July 16, 2018

Black Bear #18-1952 is quiet but alert in the Center’s Bear Pen enclosure; she’s eating readily and has been observed walking in the enclosure.

July 16, 2018

The four owlets are doing well with Papa G’Ho in flight pen A2. The birds can often be seen interacting with each other on Critter Cam; they often preen each other in between their naps.

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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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, August 7 as we discuss Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur by Carl Safina.

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 six eagles. See where the eagles are now!

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