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November 23, 2017

It's Thanksgiving at the Wildlife Center! Many Americans are busy in the kitchen today, and it’s no different at the Wildlife Center; several of our staff and students are busily preparing a Thanksgiving feast for a guest list of 106!

November 22, 2017

Posie was found as a baby opossum in the spring of 2017. She had multiple head wounds and was treated by a veterinarian; after months of treatment, the vet found that Posie had permanent neurologic issues, including a head tilt and problems with her balance. Posie came to the Wildlife Center to join the team of education ambassadors who travel around the state teaching others about wildlife and the environment. She became an official member of the team in the fall of 2017.

November 22, 2017

Willow was found as a baby opossum in the summer of 2016 and was kept as an illegal pet. She was given to a permitted wildlife rehabilitator in early 2017; Willow was very friendly, and the rehabilitator attempted to give Willow time to “wild up” again in hopes of releasing her. After many months of assessment, it was determined that Willow was simply too friendly for release. Willow also has chronic sinus issues, which the Wildlife Center team continues to assess and diagnose. She joined the Wildlife Center team of education ambassadors in the fall of 2017.

November 21, 2017

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. This last Tuesday of November is the day to give back to your favorite non-profit!

Join us for some online fun on Giving Tuesday as we host the monthly Hospital Cam. A dedicated group of Wildlife Center supporters have put forth a Giving Tuesday matching challenge – so you can double your contribution made that day! Stay tuned for more info on this special challenge.

November 16, 2017

Bald Eagle #17-2469 has been flying very well during the past two weeks in flight pen A3. On November 16, the veterinary team drew blood for a pre-release analysis; results were within normal limits.

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