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February 20, 2017

On February 17, Bobcat #16-2059 was moved to the Large Mammal Isolation enclosure. This larger space will give the bobcat plenty of room to climb and explore; it will also offer more sensory experiences for the growing cat.  During the next couple of months, the staff will carefully assess the bobcat to ensure he is behaviorally appropriate and can be released back to the wild in the spring.

February 20, 2017

Black Bear #17-0093 [White/Pink Tags] has been doing well; the bear is eating, gaining weight, and acting more and more feisty!

February 20, 2017

On February 17, Yellow/Red Tags and Green/White Tags were moved from the Center's Large Mammal Isolation Complex to the Bear Pens. The two bears are finished with their mange treatments but will act as neighbors to Black Bear #17-0093 {White/Pink Tags] until he is done with his mange treatment. The bears will then be introduced and moved to the Black Bear Complex.

February 20, 2017

On February 16, Double Green Tag and Double Yellow Tag were successfully lured into large live traps (with the help of some fried chicken) and were moved to transition area #2 in the Black Bear Complex. The two bears will remain in this smaller space for at least two weeks to ensure that they are getting their fair share of food.

February 20, 2017

Within the past month, the Wildlife Center received clearance from USFWS to place non-releasable Bald Eagle #16-1664. The Tracy Aviary, located in Utah, has been looking for an immature Bald Eagle for programs for some time; they will be giving this bird a new home. Paperwork has been started; once USFWS approves of the transfer, the bird the bird will be flown to his new home in Utah.

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