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 23, 2018

On Monday, January 22, the staff were successfully able to live trap Bobcat #17-2688 for her follow-up examination.

January 22, 2018

Bald Eagle #17-2705 was brought into the Center’s clinic for a set of follow-up radiographs on January 20. Dr. Monica found that the eagle’s fractured wing had healed nicely.

January 22, 2018

The veterinary team made the decision to remove the wound vacuum bandage from Ratsnake #17-2722.

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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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!

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!

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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