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Black Bear cub #16-1813

On the night of August 8, a small female bear cub was hit by a car in Alleghany County, Virginia. The bear was taken to a permitted wildlife rehabilitator in the area where she was stabilized; VDGIF Black Bear Project Leader Jaime Sajecki transported the cub to the Wildlife Center the following day.

Black Bear cub #16-1654

On Friday, July 22, a woman was driving past the Wildlife Center of Virginia and saw the car in front of her hit both a Black Bear sow and a cub as they crossed the road. The sow spun around and continued into the woods just off of the road; the cub remained motionless at the side of the road. The woman immediately came into the Center's lobby to report the incident.

Black Bear cub #16-0598

Late at night on May 9, a Black Bear sow and her two cubs were crossing a road in Staunton, Virginia, when the mother bear and one cub were hit and killed by a vehicle. The surviving cub was found alone by the road; a deputy with the Augusta County Sheriff's Office picked up the cub and called the Wildlife Center's emergency on-call phone.

Tracking BI20

On August 20, 2016, a female Bald Eagle was released at Belle Isle State Park in Lancaster County, Virginia. The mature eagle was rescued from the side of the road in Richmond County in July 2016. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

Tracking BI78

On October 22, 2015, a young female Bald Eagle was released at Belle Isle State Park, Virginia. The hatch-year eagle was rescued from Northumberland County in June 2015. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

Bald Eagle #17-0109

On February 11, an adult male Bald Eagle was found down in Greene County. An animal control officer was able to capture the bird, and a volunteer transporter drove the eagle to the Wildlife Center for treatment.

Black Bear #16-1817

On the morning of August 10, an adult Black Bear was trapped in Winchester, Virginia. The bear was very skinny and had significant hair loss, likely due to mange. A VDGIF biologist transported the bear to the Wildlife Center.

Bald Eagle #16-2377

On October 31, Bald Eagle #16-2377 was admitted to the Wildlife Center after it was found unable to fly in a residential area of Stafford County. During the initial exam, the eagle was bright, alert, and responsive, but was found to have a variety of physical injuries.

Black Bear #17-0093

On February 1, a male Black Bear yearling was admitted to the Wildlife Center from Augusta County. A landowner saw the small bear and thought he was dragging one of his hind legs; a biologist with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries responded and was able to easily capture the tiny yearling.

Bald Eagle #17-0076

On January 24, an adult Bald Eagle was found on the ground on Craney Island in Portsmouth, Virginia. The eagle, likely a female, was reportedly able to fly but only for short distances. During the eagle's initial medical exam, Dr. Peach -- one of the Wildlife Center's veterinary interns -- noted that the bird was bright, alert, reactive, and extremely feisty.

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