Orphaned Chipmunks at WildCare

July 28, 2021 Comments Off on Orphaned Chipmunks at WildCare

Meet our baby chipmunk patients! This video streamed live yesterday on WildCare’s Facebook page (facebook.com/wildcarebayarea). Enjoy meeting these wonderful babies up close and learn how we care for them at WildCare! Unusual Babies WildCare only rarely admits chipmunks to our Wildlife Hospital… that is, until this year! In addition to these four tiny baby chipmunks,…

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Great Horned Owlet Reunited

May 26, 2021 Comments Off on Great Horned Owlet Reunited

Play Video Watch as volunteer arborist James Reed places our young Great Horned Owl in her new nest. Video by James Reed Reunited and it feels so good! WildCare and our dedicated volunteers will go to any lengths to make sure our wild patients get the best possible care. When this young Great Horned Owl…

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Emaciated Bobcat at WildCare

April 7, 2021 Comments Off on Emaciated Bobcat at WildCare

Watch Our Now-healthy Bobcat Return to the Wild Enjoy Sarah’s photos in the gallery above, and, in case you missed it, read the story of this Bobcat’s intake into the Wildlife Hospital on March 14 below! ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Emaciated Bobcat Admitted to WildCare (story from April 8, 2021) Photos by Brenna Maillet In the photos above…

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First Baby Squirrels — Respect the Nest

March 4, 2021 Comments Off on First Baby Squirrels — Respect the Nest

Meet our first baby squirrel of 2021! This young Eastern Fox Squirrel is less than four weeks old. Baby Season Has Begun! If you’ll recall, last autumn our Wildlife Hospital was flooded with baby squirrels. Apparently food supplies were robust in 2020, and many squirrels had a second brood.Our Squirrel Foster Care Team leader calculated…

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That Skunk Doesn’t WANT to Spray You (or Your Dog!)

February 16, 2021 Comments Off on That Skunk Doesn’t WANT to Spray You (or Your Dog!)

Love is in the air, and it smells like… skunk? A recent caller to WildCare’s Living with Wildlife Hotline was convinced that the skunk she had seen in her yard was just waiting to spray her or her dog as soon as she left the house. WildCare’s Living with Wildlife Hotline 415-456-SAVE (7283) is answering…

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Matching Gifts / Workplace Giving

January 29, 2021 Comments Off on Matching Gifts / Workplace Giving

Double your gift with an Employer Match Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to the organizations they care about. Some companies also match employee volunteer hours with funds.Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift! Make your…

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OLD_Red Crossbill at WildCare

October 25, 2017 Comments Off on OLD_Red Crossbill at WildCare

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 with this Red Crossbill! This songbird with his sharp scissor-like beak is a very unusual patient at WildCare (we’ve only admitted two others since 1997).…

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Tangled Osprey Healed and Returned to Nest

July 18, 2017

This bird, a fledgling-aged Osprey, was hatched in a nest on a tall light post at the Port of Oakland. Volunteer nest monitors had been following the development of this Osprey family and, on June 20, one of the monitors observed that the young bird was trying to fly out of the nest but couldn’t…

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Whooo’s Outsmarting Whom?

October 11, 2016

This large, and otherwise healthy Great Horned Owl was found by a Novato resident, right outside her front door. The bird had been hit by a car and was obviously severely injured. Fortunately, this owl’s rescuer knew he needed to come to WildCare. She called the Marin Humane Society to transport the large raptor to…

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Young Skunks Hunting Crickets

July 21, 2016

This video was streamed live on WildCare’s Facebook page! Like us on Facebook to watch the whole funny video and be there for our next behind-the-scenes livestream from the Wildlife Hospital! Trouble viewing the video? Click to watch it on YouTube. Why do we have a swimming pool full of skunks? One of the most…

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