The Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, has admitted the 55,000th patient of its history – a Virginia Opossum that was orphaned when its mother was struck and killed by a car near Keezletown in Rockingham County.
As one of the world’s leading teaching hospitals for wildlife medicine, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has a core mission to teach the world to care about and care for wildlife and the environment. This news page collects stories of the Center’s expertise in action.
Statement of Ed Clark, President and Co-Founder, Wildlife Center of Virginia
Like wildlife lovers around the world, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has been monitoring the situation in the Gulf of Mexico, as oil from the massive blowout of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform steadily advances on the fragile coastline of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. The potential impact on wildlife defies the imagination.