Critter Cam 1

You are watching Maggie, the Center's education Peregrine Falcon!  This falcon came in as a fledgling from downtown Richmond in June 2014.  Wondering how Maggie got her name?  Read our archived "spotlight" on Maggie

Or ... you are watching Buttercup, the Center's education Black Vulture.

Or ... you are watching Great Horned Owlet #15-0281. This young owlet hatched earlier this year, and has been under the care of surrogate owl Papa G'Ho all summer.  The owlet is currently preparing for a fall release. 

Today’s Critter Cams are sponsored by:

September 1, 2015

  • Joelene Klein

    In honor of Lauren’s 60th Birthday! My sister-in-law is a fellow animal lover! 

Cam in the Classroom

The Critter Cam experience builds on children's curiosity with nature. Teachers are using Critter Cam in a variety of subjects -- not only biology and the environment but also math, vocabulary, problem-solving, and creative writing.

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Caring for Critters

The Wildlife Center cares for about two dozen permanent animal residents – hawks, owls, eagles, opossums, and snakes – who are important wildlife ambassadors.

Adopt an Animal »

Founded in 1982, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has provided quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to more than 60,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals. As a non-profit organization, the Center relies on the generosity of caring individuals.

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Wildlife Center Weather

Shenandoah Weather Report

Clear sky, mist
  • Clear sky, mist
  • Temperature: 64 °F
Reported on:
Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:35