August 23, 2013
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
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 3, 2013
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.
July 15, 2013
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
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.
May 10, 2013
Foxes at South Florida Wildlife Center receive quality care just like all 12,500 animals we treat each year. However, the reconfigured aviary in which the foxes live is needed by our many bird patients. Please help us build a new habitat for orphaned and adult foxes.
December 5, 2012
Due to an increased number of coyote sightings throughout Broward County, Fla., The Humane Society of the United States’ South Florida Wildlife Center, in collaboration with Broward County Animal Care and Adoption, held two workshops featuring successful techniques for humanely resolving conflicts with coyotes.
October 29, 2012
The Fund for Animals’ animal care centers are spread from coast to coast, and the fall weather affects each in unique and beautiful ways.
October 25, 2012
The SFWC has gone through many great changes over the years and has emerged as one of the largest wildlife trauma hospitals and rehabilitation facilities in the nation in patient numbers.
August 24, 2012
With the Republican convention set to start in Tampa, many people are watching the weather anxiously. Take a tip from the South Florida Wildlife Center, and prepare yourself and your pets for a hurricane.