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August 25, 2014
Squirrels are known for their impressive climbing ability, thanks in part to their powerful hind legs. They use this talent to gather and store food, as well as avoid predators. Losing the use of their hind legs can prove life-threatening, as was the case for one squirrel who was rescued by a good Samaritan in South Florida at brought to the South Florida Wildlife Center.
August 15, 2014
Digging for Their Lives: An HSUS-Backed Project in Florida Is Unearthing Thousands of Threatened Gopher Tortoises, Saving Them from a Cruel Fate
An HSUS-backed project in Florida is unearthing thousands of threatened gopher tortoises, saving them from being buried alive underneath new housing developments.
July 28, 2014
The South Florida Wildlife Center’s rescue team works daily with the South Florida community to rescue wildlife from life-threatening situations. One of the more frequent calls the team receives is to help orphaned or injured ducklings. Because the climate is so mild in South Florida, baby season extends well beyond springtime, so ducklings are frequent year-round visitors to the SFWC veterinary center.
June 26, 2014
When a local resident found a weak and thin opossum mother and babies, she quickly brought them to the South Florida Wildlife Center for treatment. Thankfully, it was just in the nick of time.
June 3, 2014
A sick American White Pelican is found by a concerned citizen and brought to South Florida Wildlife Center. Thanks to the quick action of our veterinarians, the bird was able to recover and was released back into the wild.