Wildlife Patient Stories

Red Crossbill at WildCare

October 25, 2017

When WildCare Medical Staff wraps a songbird’s injured wing, they don’t generally expect to come back the next day and find the wrap scissored to pieces. But that’s what happened…

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Help Stop Birds from Hitting Windows

October 25, 2017 Comments Off on Help Stop Birds from Hitting Windows

One of the main causes of migratory songbird mortality is window strikes. The following steps can help reduce the number of birds killed by hitting windows, and a lot of…

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Amazing Releases — Badger and Great Horned Owl

August 29, 2017

At WildCare, our Wildlife Hospital staff and volunteers get to see and do amazing things to help the wild animals in our care. But everyone agrees that the very BEST…

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Bobcat Kitten at WildCare

August 2, 2017

When WildCare Medical Staff got the call from the Marin Humane officer that she was bringing in an orphaned Bobcat kitten, they expected a lanky juvenile, probably hit by a…

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Skunk Babies in Care at WildCare

June 14, 2017

Five baby skunks arrived at the Wildlife Hospital after being rescued from a freeway on-ramp! Fortunately a driver saw the five little skunks, tails high, marching up the on-ramp and…

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Orphaned Baby Songbirds at WildCare

June 13, 2017 Comments Off on Orphaned Baby Songbirds at WildCare

Feed me! Please never attempt to raise a baby bird on your own! Babies like this Dark-eyed Junco need very specialized care to grow up healthy and wild. Always bring…

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Baby Birds Big and Small at WildCare

May 17, 2017

It’s official! Spring has arrived, and with it, baby birds fallen from their nests and needing help in WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital. According to our Birdroom Manager, the majority of the…

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Coyote Baby at WildCare

May 1, 2017

This tiny coyote pup’s rescuers had seen a female coyote in the area a few hours before he was found. They said they saw her carrying something in her mouth……

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So Many Squirrels! Meet an Unusual Baby at WildCare

April 26, 2017

It’s raining orphaned baby squirrels at WildCare! Ok, not literally, but we currently have 17 squirrel babies in care, and more arrive every day. Most of the squirrels we have…

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First Orphaned Baby Raccoon of 2017

April 13, 2017 Comments Off on First Orphaned Baby Raccoon of 2017

The first orphaned raccoon of 2017 has arrived, and she has a very sad story. A homeowner saw that the door to his shed was ajar and walked in to…

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