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May 22, 2019

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

May 23, 2019

On April 22, five Barn Owl hatchlings [#19-0522, #19-0523, #19-0524, #19-0525, and #19-0526] were admitted to the Wildlife Center.

May 23, 2019

After spending more than four months at the Center this winter, Gray Treefrog #19-0004 was released on May 17 by its initial rescuer.

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The Wildlife Center of Virginia is excited to announce our 13-episode television series, Untamed, which premiered on May 2, 2019. Watch online and click through our Untamed compendium!

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?

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a young wild animal?  Many times, rescuers think an animal is orphaned, when the young bird or mammal is still receiving care from an unseen parent. Sometimes these animals don't need any "help" from us at all!

Wildlife Care Academy

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

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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