June 3, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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.
November 1, 2013
The South Florida Wildlife Center celebrated the release of three migratory birds who were rescued and rehabilitated after suffering injuries from flying into windows.
October 21, 2013
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
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.
September 26, 2013
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.