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The Cape Wildlife Center, operated by The HSUS in partnership with The Fund for Animals, promotes and protects the health and well-being of native wildlife and their habitats. Since 2000, the center has been open 365 days a year, providing emergency care and wildlife rehabilitation.

  • A Canada Goose recovers from lead poisoning at Cape Wildlife Center. Deborah Millman/The HSUS

Lead is Deadly

Millions of wildlife die each year from lead poisoning, including thousands in Massachusetts where Cape Wildlife Center goes to great lengths to rehabilitate and release victims of lead poisoning.

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Learn more about the dangers of lead


Cape Wildlife Center News

  • April 21, 2014

    New Species Arriving at Cape Wildlife Center

    Strong winds, warmer temperatures, and other environmental factors are sending wildlife to Cape Wildlife Center who are from species rarely seen in the area.

  • March 27, 2014

    Pool Saves Seabirds' Lives

    A brand new pool that provides a constant stream of water is helping seabirds recover more quickly from injury. Cape Wildlife Center employs the lastest strategies for saving wildlife.

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    March 25, 2014

    Externs and Veterinary Externs, Cape Wildlife Center

    The Cape Wildlife Center is seeking externs for 2014.

  • January 3, 2014

    Winter Storm Hercules Threatens New England Wildlife

    One of New England’s largest wildlife rehabilitation centers proactively worked to protect its patients during the first major snowstorm of 2014.

  • September 4, 2013

    Lead Often Deadly for Wildlife

    Lead poisoning, often from discarded ammunication or tainted prey, can be deadly to wildlife who ingest it. Cape Wildlife Center treats many wildlife with symptoms of lead poisoning warns against the use of lead.

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