The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wild animals, teaching the world to care about, and care for, wildlife and the environment

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February 22, 2024

During the past week, the rehabilitation staff have been coming into the Center ‘round-the-clock to feed the three young Black Bear cubs.

February 19, 2024

This winter, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has had some extra help in caring for its

February 15, 2024

During winter, most reptiles and amphibians enter brumation (similar to hibernation) to wait out the cold months, but sometimes, individuals are disturbed and run into trouble.

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Check out our Latest Patient Story

We admitted the first Black Bear cubs of 2024! These three cubs were admitted on Valentine's Day after their den was disturbed at a construction site. They are currently receiving around-the-clock care in the Center's ICU.

The Tiny Herps of Winter

This winter, we've admitted several reptiles and amphibians that ran into trouble, and they have one thing in common: they are all tiny!

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a wild animal in need?  We have a variety of advice on our website — read more and give us a call for any wildlife emergency. 

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