Critter Cam 3

Or, you are watching a young Bobcat! This young kitten came to the Center in September 2016. He's a healthy young orphan. 

Or, you are watching Buttercup, the Center's education Black Vulture! Buttercup is a human-imprinted vulture who cannot be released into the wild. He hatched in 2004. 

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April 30, 2017

  • Lydia and Carrie/Izzy

    Happy 3rd hatch day to Ambassador Maggie and her proud AA "person"! Hard to believe she is 3 ❤

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.

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Founded in 1982, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has provided quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to more than 70,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals. As a non-profit organization, the Center relies on the generosity of caring individuals.

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Today, April 30, 2017

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