It’s no secret that birds are my favorite to work with, and while the raptors are definitely impressive showstoppers, to me the tiny songbirds will always win my heart.
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An artistic year-end memory!
Beyond my reflection of the year, this experience will be something that I’ll fondly look back on for the rest of my life. It’s been the adventure of a lifetime.
The unusual memory came from a volunteer workday to clear the outside back section of the Wildlife Center building so the area can be more efficiently utilized.
I was prepared for the worst when I saw no ventilation holes in the jar lid and that the snake was not moving.
Being a fan of rodents (beavers are the largest rodent in North America!), and from Canada, I expect that it comes as no surprise that this was my favorite patient of 2019!
In those moments, I remember this story and remind myself that rehabilitation is always the last option – the best chance at survival for baby wild animals is to be reunited and raised by parents in the wild.
Now the question is ... will this post draw more transport volunteers to WCV ... or run some away???
It’s time to look back on 2019! Check our blog between Christmas and New Year’s for a variety of stories and memories of 2019 from the staff and volunteers of the Wildlife Center of Virginia.
On the Fourth of July this year, I climbed into my Jeep in the late evening just as it began pouring rain. I was in such a rush from my front door to the car, I did not see that I had startled “someone” in the process …