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  • September 3, 2010

    Hurricane Earl Edges Closer to Cape Wildlife Center

    Overhead, low-flung clouds shed the trademark gray patina of a coming storm, as Hurricane Earl heads towards the coast. Staff at the Cape Wildlife Center make final preparations to protect their wildlife patients before the storm hits.

  • September 2, 2010

    Cape Wildlife Center Readies For Hurricane Earl

    While Massachusetts residents are closely watching Hurricane Earl as it heads toward the East Coast, more than 84 small wild animal patients temporarily living at Cape Wildlife Center--a full-time emergency care and wildlife rehabilitation center in Cape Cod, Mass.—have nothing to fear: contingency plans are firmly in place.

  • August 23, 2010

    Theresa Barbo, New Cape Wildlife Center Director

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    Theresa Barbo, the newly installed director of The HSUS/Fund for Animals Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Mass., has long been active in the Cape Cod community and civic circles. Learn more about her varied and distinguished career.

  • August 20, 2010

    From Dirty Laundry to a Bird's Happy Ending

    An osprey who was injured in a violent storm last month has been renested outside her rescuer’s Cape Cod home in a laundry basket.

  • August 18, 2010

    Osprey Family Lands in Laundry Basket

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    When a violent summer storm blew through Cape Cod, an osprey nest with two baby birds was tossed from tree top to the water below. Thanks to quick thinking, one of the babies was saved and a new home was in place the next day.

  • July 20, 2010

    Mr. Fantastic: A Fox Dad Accepts Orphans As Own

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    After successful treatment for severe mange at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Care Center, a fox parent of one adopts two orphans. They were released back into the wild as a family.

  • July 16, 2010

    Theresa Barbo Appointed Director of Cape Wildlife Center

    Theresa M. Barbo has been appointed director of the Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Mass., one of five animal care centers operated by The HSUS.

  • May 25, 2010

    The Unleading of a Swan

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    When we first examined the male mute swan, we were at a loss of what could cause these clinical signs. Blood tests revealed the problem: he had a very high level of lead in his system – nearly enough to kill him.

  • May 25, 2010

    Ship Shape Swans

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    Earlier this month, four Cape Wildlife Center volunteers released two swans – a female hit by a car and treated for a broken hip, and a male who we treated for six months for lead poisoning

  • April 26, 2010

    Flight Time for Injured Eider

    The Humane Society of the United States / The Fund for Animals

    An injured female Common Eider was rehabbed at the Cape Wildlife Center and released back to Barnstable Harbor earlier this month as participants of April Vacation Week at Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary watched in awe.

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