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  • August 25, 2014

    Gray Squirrel Regains Use of Hind Legs with Innovative Treatment at the SFWC

    Squirrels are known for their impressive climbing ability, thanks in part to their powerful hind legs. They use this talent to gather and store food, as well as avoid predators. Losing the use of their hind legs can prove life-threatening, as was the case for one squirrel who was rescued by a good Samaritan in South Florida at brought to the South Florida Wildlife Center.

  • July 28, 2014

    SFWC Rescues Mottled Ducklings from Storm Drain

    The South Florida Wildlife Center’s rescue team works daily with the South Florida community to rescue wildlife from life-threatening situations. One of the more frequent calls the team receives is to help orphaned or injured ducklings. Because the climate is so mild in South Florida, baby season extends well beyond springtime, so ducklings are frequent year-round visitors to the SFWC veterinary center.

  • June 26, 2014

    SFWC Saves Opossum Family

    When a local resident found a weak and thin opossum mother and babies, she quickly brought them to the South Florida Wildlife Center for treatment. Thankfully, it was just in the nick of time.

  • June 26, 2014

    House Resolution in Support of Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers Praised

    The Humane Society of the United States praised the introduction of a Congressional resolution recognizing the important role experienced and accredited wildlife rehabilitation centers play in caring for native wildlife in communities across the country.

  • June 3, 2014

    American White Pelican Finds Help

    A sick American White Pelican is found by a concerned citizen and brought to South Florida Wildlife Center. Thanks to the quick action of our veterinarians, the bird was able to recover and was released back into the wild.

  • April 21, 2014

    Raccoon Saved from Deadly Trap

    A female raccoon was found with one of her legs caught in a steel-jawed trap. SFWC cared for her and now she's healthy and back in the wild.

  • March 24, 2014

    Goose Shot With Arrow Finds Home

    Les was found in 2012 with an arrow shot through his wing. After receiving care at South Florida Wildlife Center, he finally found an adoptive home.

  • February 24, 2014

    Tangled Pelican Rescued

    A pelican dangles from a tree in South Florida, but visiting students call the right authorities to make sure she is rescued. She is now on her way to good health at South Florida Wildlife Center.

  • January 21, 2014

    Owl Chick Reunited with Family

    A great horned owl chick falls from high up in a tree and is brought to South Florida Wildlife Center for care. After a successful attempt at re-nesting, she's safe and back with her owl family.

  • November 20, 2013

    A Long Way From Home

    On their way to South America, two Cory's Shearwaters arrived in South Florida sick and debilitated. Thanks to a quick rescue, they are now recovering at South Florida Wildlife Center.

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