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  • 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 16, 2013

    Non-Native Species Ready for Adoptive Homes

    Many non-native bird species flourish in south Florida, which can harm the ecosystem. Injured and orphaned non-native wildlife often end up at South Florida Wildlife Center, who will not release them back into the wild. The center is looking for people adopt these animals.

  • 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.

  • July 17, 2013

    Osprey Ensnared in Communications Tower - Rescued!

    A juvenile osprey became caught in a 160-foot communications tower, and struggles for hours. Finally, he is rescued and Cape Wildlife Center is brought in to assist.

  • July 15, 2013

    Hawk Regains Gift of Flight at SFWC

    A red-tailed hawk with singed feathers was emaciated and sick when he arrived at South Florida Wildlife Center. With the help of donor feathers, he is flying again and will soon be ready for release.

  • June 21, 2013

    Snuggle Time at SFWC

    South Florida Wildlife Center will admit almost 150 orphaned wildlife on a busy day in the spring. This year, they're getting a helping hand to care for all those infants from plush toys called Snuggles.

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