The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment

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WCV’s free online medical record system allows standardized information to be recorded on each patient and assists rehabilitators with patient management.

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What's New

August 27, 2014

Baby season is an overwhelming time of year for many people here; the front desk staff is no exception. During our busiest time of year, I spend the majority of my day answering calls and putting people on hold to answer more calls.

August 26, 2014

On August 25, Peregrine Falcon #14-1319 was fitted with her education “equipment” – the leather anklets and jesses that are used for training and handling education raptors. 

Critter Corner

Learn about the Wildlife Center’s current patients and success stories.

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Critter Cams

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Fall 2014 Open Houses

The Wildlife Center of Virginia has scheduled five open houses for fall 2014.  These are rare opportunities to see the inner workings of the nation’s premier wildlife hospital, as well as meet some of the wildlife that serve as the Center’s education ambassadors.

Buttercup's Summer Vacation Contest

Our friends at Black Bear Solar Institute will donate $10 to the Wildlife Center for the first picture of a Buttercup fan wearing a carrion shirt or holding a carrion bag from each state. If we receive photos from all 50 states, BBSI will double their donation!

Shopping at the Wildlife Center

The Wildlife Center has a whole new section of the website -- where you can shop!  T-shirts, totes, and puppets are available for online purchase.  Check it out!

Bald Eagle Tracking

The Wildlife Center is currently tracking the post-release movements of three Bald Eagles.  See where the eagles are now!

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