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April 22, 2009

Monday, April 27 marks the first birthday of the Norfolk Bald Eagle -- a patient at the Wildlife Center of Virginia since May 22. Nicknamed by his fans from the Norfolk Botanical Garden EagleCam as Poink, or Buddy, or Easter, at the Wildlife Center the eagle is known by his patient number -- #08-887.

April 14, 2009
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation’s leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, released a Bald Eagle on Monday, April 13 at Westover Plantation, on the James River in Charles City County. 
December 9, 2008

July 7, 2008

Acclaimed Veterinary Surgeon R. Avery Bennett to Join Center Team for Surgery

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a renowned teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, has scheduled surgery for Patient #08-887 - a baby Bald Eagle hatched at the Norfolk Botanical Garden that has created a worldwide following through its on-line appearances on "Eagle Cam". The surgery will take place on Saturday, July 12 at the Wildlife Center.

December 9, 2008

Richmond, VA - The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) received confirmation today from the Southeastern Cooperative for Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) in Athens, Georgia, that the cause of the growth on the Norfolk Botanical Garden eaglet is avian pox.

December 9, 2008

An eaglet born at the Norfolk Botanical Garden that has created a worldwide following through its on-line appearances on "Eagle Cam" has been admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro.

December 9, 2008

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, has admitted the 50,000th patient of its history - a Common Loon that was found near the Green Valley Book Fair in Mount Crawford.

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