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December 9, 2008
June 19, 2008 Eagles Brought to Center from King George, Rockingham Counties Two Bald Eagles have been admitted this week to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro. This brings to 16 the total number of Bald Eagles admitted to the Center during 2008. [During 2007, the Center admitted a total of 36 Bald Eagles - a single-year record in the Center's 25-year history]. The two eagles admitted this week are:
December 9, 2008
June 2008 The Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, admitted a total of 544 animals for treatment during the month of May 2008 - injured, ailing, and orphaned wildlife from all across Virginia. May is generally the busiest month of the year at the Wildlife Center, with an influx of baby mammals and birds. During May 2008, the Wildlife Center admitted:
  • 82 Eastern Cottontail Rabbits;
  • 54 Virginia Opossums;
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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