Wildlife Patient Stories

Orphaned Opossums at WildCare

March 7, 2016 Comments Off on Orphaned Opossums at WildCare

Although tube-feeding these baby opossums is a good way to get them the nutrition they need, getting them to lap their formula on their own would be even better! Watch…

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Tiny Orphaned Squirrels at WildCare

February 22, 2016
Red-tailed Hawk being weighed at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance

Wild Babies Need Trees — Maybe Even Yours! It may be only February, but wildlife Baby Season has already begun! WildCare admitted the first tiny, pink baby squirrels of the…

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Muddy Skunk at WildCare

February 8, 2016

February is the peak of skunk mating season in Northern California, which means skunks are very active right now. At this time of year, the odds of us or our…

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Golden Eagle at WildCare

January 26, 2016

[row] [column large=12 align=middle][/column][/row] Seeing a Golden Eagle, the largest bird of prey in North America, is a heart-stopping experience. Seeing one close-up is even more thrilling. But seeing one…

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Unusual Birds at WildCare

January 11, 2016 Comments Off on Unusual Birds at WildCare

Bufflehead and Virginia Rail Winter is considered the “off season” in the Wildlife Hospital because, well, it’s the opposite of “baby season.” Baby season happens in spring and summer, and…

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Rescued Baby Opossums

December 15, 2015
Examining at Red-tailed Hawk. Photo by Alison Hermance

Thirteen year old Claire was walking to school when she noticed an opossum lying on the side of the road. Being an animal lover, Claire went over to investigate. To…

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Common Murres

October 22, 2015

Starving seabirds receive help at WildCare In 2014, WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital admitted a total of 34 Common Murres– a black and white seabird native to our area, but rarely seen…

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