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December 14, 2010
 
December 2, 2010
During the month of November 2010, the Wildlife Center of Virginia admitted 69 patients.  This gradual decrease in admissions (compared to 101 in October) is a sure sign of the change in seasons.  A total of 25 of the patients admitted were raptors; many of these animals were suspected hit-by-vehicle cases or were injured by striking a window. November 2010 patient log
December 2, 2010

Ferdinand (Virginia Opossum) September 2008--November 21, 2010

The Wildlife Center is sad to announce that Ferdinand, a Virginia Opossum and a key member of the Center’s team of environmental education  ambassadors,  passed away last week.

November 23, 2010
While everyone is preparing for their Thanksgiving feasts, several members of the Wildlife Center staff will be making preparations for their Thanksgiving dinner as well--a dinner for 73!
November 10, 2010
The Wildlife Center has posted a series of updates on current patients, including:
  • A Great Horned Owl, rescued after spending two weeks in a chimney
  • A Bobcat -- nearing the point of release but needing further assessment
  • a Bald Eagle struck by a truck in Caroline County; and
  • a Bald Eagle with avian pox from King George County;

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