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  • October 21, 2013

    Expert Knowledge Saves Owl

    A Burrowing Owl with a severe wing injury arrives at South Florida Wildlife Center. Most times, an injury of this type would be reason for euthanasia. But SFWC experts step in to make sure he is treated and can return to the wild.

  • October 11, 2013

    Victory Announced in Three Year Effort to End Cruelty of Bear Baying

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

    Six bears who had been used in “bear baying” competitions arrived safely at the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keensburg, Colo. this week. The move comes as the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has publicly stated that they will not issue any new permits for the private possession of black bears, putting an end to this cruel practice.

  • October 7, 2013

    Safe Passages Development Project Improves Wildlife Safety at Duchess Sanctuary

    “Jump-overs,” “crawl-unders” and “pass-throughs” were created at Duchess Sanctuary in Oregon to allow deer and bobcats to safely cross the property; to enable opossums, rabbits and turtles to pass under, and foxes, coyotes and skunks to walk through unimpeded. An innovative bear bridge created an overhead walkway for bears, cougars and raccoons, allowing them to climb and cross a fence without touching it.

  • October 4, 2013

    Help Birds Fly Again: Fund a Feather

    The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is fundraising for a brand new, state-of-the-art aviary to enhance its rehabilitation efforts. Your donation helps the Center rescue, rehabilitate, and release more animals.

  • September 30, 2013

    Tragic End Averted

    An Oryx and a Fallow deer just arrived at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. Although they are safe from harm, their species are commonly used in captive hunting operations.

  • September 26, 2013

    SFWC Saves Pregnant Raccoon

    After a near-fatal collision with a motorcycle, a pregnant raccoon was rescued and received lifesaving surgery at South Florida Wildlife Center. She was released in time to give birth to her babies in the wild.

  • September 26, 2013

    Twice Abandoned Mare Safe at Last

    In the time since she was taken from her wild herd 13 years ago, Paisley has been given little attention. After being handed from owner to owner, she finally has a permanent home.

  • September 17, 2013

    Basic Skills for Difficult Horses Clinic

    Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center hosts a three-day clinic to teach techniques and methods for effectively and successfully rehoming rescued, possibly troubled, horses.

  • September 17, 2013

    Coyote Siblings Get Second Chance

    Four juvenile coyotes are back in their natural habitat after being rescued from imminent death. They spent three months at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center before being released.

  • 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.

  • August 23, 2013

    Orphaned Bats Teach About Species

    People tend to have a negative opinion of bats. South Florida Wildlife Center is currently caring for juvenile Northern Yellow Bats, a common species in south Florida, and seeks to change that perception.

  • August 19, 2013

    Injured Black Skimmer Gets a New Home

    Shorebirds like the black skimmer and least terns are resorting to building nests on top of buildings rather than Florida’s beaches due to increasingly busy shores. Although rooftops provide flat, deserted space with no ground predators, flightless chicks fall off the roof tops leaving them severely injured.

  • August 15, 2013

    Volunteers Improve Bobcat Lives at Sanctuary

    Volunteers help enhance the lives of animals at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in a variety of ways, applying their own unique skills to construction projects and more.

  • August 3, 2013

    Bird Aviary Mimics Nature

    Staff and volunteers retrofit an aviary to accommodate various bird species who each have special needs for their habitats. With successful and thorough rehabilitation, the birds can be released to exhibit their natural instincts in the wild.

  • August 2, 2013

    Barely Alive Pony Finds Happy Home

    Sway was rescued with 157 other horses from two properties where the bodies of dead horses were also found. She has regained health and found a permanent home at Duchess Sanctuary.

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