During the past week, veterinary staff have been closely monitoring Bald Eagle #23-0022. The humeral fracture that was repaired soon after its admission was healing well, but the wound on the eagle’s left leg continued to worsen over time. Veterinary intern Dr.
During the past month, Virginia Opossum #22-3694 has continued to do well. By January 7, the opossum's wounds had healed well enough to move to a crate in Metals, an outdoor holding area.
Eastern American Toad #22-3473 has continued to do well! During the past two months, the rehab team has kept a close eye on the toad and has not seen any complications from its injuries. The toad is currently receiving 2.5 grams of mealworms per day and has increased in weight to 54 grams.
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.