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December 9, 2008
Birds, Gunshot Victims Treated at Waynesboro Clinic, Will Become Part of New Bald Eagle Exhibit The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, has transferred two non-releasable adult Bald Eagles to the care of the Cape May County Zoo. The birds will become part of a new Bald Eagle exhibit opening at the zoo later this year. The two birds being transferred are:
December 9, 2008
Thanks to a big boost from the Virginia Department of Transportation and its large bucket truck, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has successfully returned a baby Great Horned Owl to its nest near Waynesboro.
December 9, 2008
Reservations Required for Free Tours The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation's leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, has scheduled five open houses for Spring 2008. These are rare opportunities to see the inner workings of the nation's premier wildlife hospital, as well as meet some of the wildlife that serve as the Center's education ambassadors. The open houses will be held on:
  • Sunday, March 2;
  • Sunday, March 16;
  • Sunday, March 30;
  • Sunday, April 13; and
December 9, 2008
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, admitted a total of 2,333 animals for treatment during 2007 - injured, ailing, and orphaned wildlife from all across Virginia. As expected, the 2007 total included many common species - 386 Eastern Cottontail Rabbits; 207 Virginia Opossums; 162 Eastern Gray Squirrels; 96 White-tailed Deer; and 87 American Robins.

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