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A magnificent frigatebird and northern cardinal among the admitted

A magnificent frigatebird and a northern cardinal were among the fifty-five animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

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A sooty tern and a banded water snake among the 53 animals admitted this past week

A sooty tern and a banded water snake were among the fifty-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

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Wildlife prospers when people work together

A double-crested cormorant and twelve black-bellied whistling ducklings were among the eighty-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

Nopa 2021

Window collisions are more common among birds than some may realize

A northern parula and a chimney swift were among the fifty-one animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

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Two young raccoons found in construction debris

Two young raccoons and an osprey were among the seventy-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions included…

Black Skimmer

Children attempt to bury black skimmer chick

By Joanna Fitzgerald | Director of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital A black skimmer was among the 87 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of…

Coachwhip snake

Coachwhip snake a rare admission to the wildlife hospital

By Joanna Fitzgerald | Director of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital An eastern coachwhip was among the 87 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of…

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Car strike causes devastating shell fracture

By Joanna Fitzgerald | Director of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital A gopher tortoise was among the 102 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of…

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Locksmith finds bird trapped in drainpipe

By Joanna Fitzgerald | Director of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital A brown thrasher was among the 96 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of…

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Landfill employee rescues swallow-tailed kite

By Joanna Fitzgerald | Director of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital A swallow-tailed kite was among the 104 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of…