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.
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.
November 11, 2016
Cape Wildlife Center will continue operations through March 1 due to a partnership between The Humane Society of the United States and The Pegasus Foundation. The extension will provide additional time for residents and other interested parties to develop a long-term plan to provide continued service to injured wildlife on the Cape. The Pegasus Foundation is an animal-welfare-oriented charity that is partially supported by long-time advocate and philanthropist Barbara Birdsey.
October 11, 2016
A orphaned baby woodchuck (or chuckling) was rescued and taken to our Cape Wildlife Center, where she's being nursed back to health and will be taught how to live in the wild again.
October 21, 2015
A raccoon receives assistance from helpful humans, including staff at the Cape Wildlife Center, after her head becomes stuck in a heavy storm grate.
August 10, 2015
Orphaned river otter pup brought to Cape Wildlife Center learns how to survive in the wild.
February 17, 2015
A healthy diet for ducks, geese and other waterfowl includes insects, grasses and aquatic plants. Feeding them bread, crackers and popcorn does not provide them with the proper nutrients and may lead to a condition called angel wing.
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