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

November 25, 2014

We’re very sad to share news that Thelma, one of the Center’s education Virginia Opossums, passed away on November 24 from heart failure – not unusual in opossums her age.

November 25, 2014

During the past month, Great Horned Owlet #14-1746 has gradually improved its flying abilities during daily flight conditioning sessions.

November 24, 2014

On November 1, a homeowner in Lynchburg found an adult Eastern Box Turtle in her yard – its carapace [upper shell] was entirely painted with pink latex paint!

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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Caring for Critters 2015

A Caring for Critters sponsorship is a great way to support the life-saving work of the Wildlife Center.

Wildlife Center Book Club

The Wildlife Center's next online book club meeting is on December 2.  We hope you can join us on the moderated discussion to discuss Never Cry Wolf

Caring for Critters Spotlight

Join us on the Critter Cam’s moderated discussion each day of the week through December 19. We’ll be focusing the spotlight on one of our 26 non-releasable animals for about 15 minutes each day. Join us, and learn more about these amazing ambassadors!

"Second Chances" book

"Second Chances" is a keepsake book that takes a look at just a few of the successful wildlife releases by the Wildlife Center of Virginia in 2013-2014. The deadline for ordering "Second Chances" is December 5 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern!

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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