Black Bear yearling #20-2698 has been doing well during the past few days; the veterinary team reports that the bear is eating well, and is able to move around the bear pen where he is housed.
Bald Eaglets #20-1128 and #20-1129 will be released back to the wild on Thursday, August 6! The two young birds will be returned to their nesting area in Stafford County.
Bald Eagle #20-0994 was successfully released by Dr. Karra on July 31. The bird was returned to Pittsylvania County, where the eagle was first rescued in May 2020.
Despite shaky cell-phone reception, Dr. Karra was able to live-stream the event in two parts:
The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild. In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.