Critter Corner

May 25, 2017

On May 23, a homeowner in Albemarle County saw a very thin yearling bear hanging out on her back deck. The homeowner called the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries; two biologists went out to trap the bear.

May 24, 2017

Bald Eagle #17-0968 was moved to an outdoor enclosure on May 21 and has been eating more consistently on its own.

May 23, 2017

On May 22, Dr. Ernesto took Bald Eagle #17-1019 to surgery to repair the eagle's fractured humerus. The surgery was challenging and took a couple of hours, but overall, went well.

Eagle Tracking

The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild.  In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.

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