Wildlife Patient Stories

Muddy Skunk at WildCare

There's a very frightened skunk under all that mud! Photo by Melanie Piazza February is the peak of skunk mating season in Northern California, which means...

Golden Eagle at WildCare

[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...

Unusual Birds at WildCare

Bufflehead and Virginia Rail Female Bufflehead in care at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance Winter is considered the "off season" in the Wildlife Hospital because, well,...

Rescued Baby Opossums

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...

Common Murres

Starving seabirds receive help at WildCare Common Murres in incubator. Photo by Alison Hermance In 2014, WildCare's Wildlife Hospital admitted a total of 34 Common Murres--...