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Opportunity of a Lifetime: Peregrine Falcon Release

“We have a surprise auction item”, said Ed Clark as a picture of a Peregrine Falcon came on the big screen. Little did I know that the auction item would turn into one of the most memorable moments of my life. “We are auctioning off the opportunity to release this falcon back into the wild at tomorrow’s release.” “Wow, that would be so …” was all I could think before my mom whipped around with this awesome smile on her face and she asked me if I wanted to do it. I said of course I would want to do that. I mean come on, how many people can say they have released a falcon back into the wild?

Changing Seasons

The past 13 weeks at the Wildlife Center of Virginia have been nothing short of amazing. I have been able to see summer turn into fall and the animals change along with the seasons.


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