Wildlife Patient Stories

New Pool for WildCare’s Pool Birds

The wonderful people at Hendrickson Pools made an incredibly generous donation to WildCare, just in time for the holidays! Two of WildCare most popular educational Wildlife Ambassador animals are Marshall…

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WildCare Emergency Update

Update 10/30/19 Our lights are on, come enjoy special animal encounters at WildCare! It has been a challenging few days, but the power is finally back on at WildCare. We…

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Pigeons Covered in Mysterious Sticky Gel

On October 13, a passerby found three pigeons with sticky, matted feathers, struggling to fly and walk in front of a grocery store in the Nob Hill area of San…

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Opossum Mama and Family

 In the video above you can see the mother opossum foraging for food with her whole family, including the two white siblings on board! You can tell that all…

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Unusual Baby Raccoon at WildCare

Early fall is a busy time for WildCare’s Living with Wildlife Hotline 415-456-7283, even as things SHOULD be slowing slowing down in the Wildlife Hospital. We’ve had some indications that…

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Baby Squirrels at WildCare

WildCare currently has 69 orphaned baby squirrels in care. That number is up from 55 babies in care last week. They just keep coming in! Each of these babies needs…

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Summer is Rattlesnake Season

Summer is Rattlesnake Season This rattlesnake came to WildCare tangled in garden netting. Watch Medical Staff untangle him and give him an antiseptic bath to start his path to healing.…

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Two Big Fawns, One Big Day

Click here to learn how to tell if a fawn needs help! When someone calls WildCare’s Hotline (415-456-7283) and says they have a fawn in distress, one of our first…

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Hit-by-car Western Pond Turtle Returns to the Wild

This turtle’s rescuer, Deb, saw him crossing the street as she drove to work one morning in May. Knowing that a turtle on a busy road was in danger, Deb…

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Whoooo’s That Angry Bird?

Whoooo’s that angry bird? This fluffy Great Horned Owlet may have grown up in a nest above a playground, but his experience was anything but fun! When he hopped out…

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