• December 18, 2013

    An Act for Animals: Endangered Species Act Saves Animals from Extinction

    Kind News Magazine, Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014

    When an animal is endangered or threatened with extinction, it is placed on the endangered species list. Meet three species—black-footed ferrets, American crocodiles, and bluebirds—who who were saved from extinction.

  • December 11, 2013

    Planting the Seeds: Homegrown Gardens Can Help Prevent Pollinator Poisonings

    All Animals magazine, January/February 2014

    Insecticide-doused plants from major retailers harm bees and other animals. Prevent pollinator poisonings by growing plants from seed.

  • October 29, 2013

    Como Asegurar el Bienestar de las Mascotas Durante Halloween

    Es la temporada de Halloween. Incluso si usted es adulto, es probable que este día especial le produzca un cosquilleo de felicidad, pero para las mascotas puede resultar verdaderamente pavoroso.

  • October 11, 2013

    Victory Announced in Three Year Effort to End Cruelty of Bear Baying

    South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

    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.

  • October 4, 2013

    Help Birds Fly Again: Fund a Feather

    The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is fundraising for a brand new, state-of-the-art aviary to enhance its rehabilitation efforts. Your donation helps the Center rescue, rehabilitate, and release more animals.

  • October 1, 2013

    Threatened Gopher Tortoises Rescued from Fla. Construction Site

    Nokuse Plantation, D.R. Horton, Bio-Tech Consulting

    After 47 days in the field, 227 threatened gopher tortoises have been spared an inhumane death and 28 gopher tortoise eggs have been saved from a development site in Apopka, Fla. The Humane Society of the United States, Nokuse Plantation, D.R. Horton and Bio-Tech Consulting teamed up to rescue the tortoises and eggs from the Rock Springs Ridge subdivision before relocating them to a permanent home at Nokuse Plantation, a nature preserve in Walton County. The eggs started hatching on Sept. 6.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

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