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Brown pelican found on beach with signs of toxicosis

Three nestling cottontail rabbits and a brown pelican were among the one hundred and eleven animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this…

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Pest control methods harm non-target species

An American redstart and a southern flying squirrel were among the one hundred twenty-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past…

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Baby mourning dove brought in against hospital recommendation

A mourning dove and two raccoon kits were among the one hundred and eighteen animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past…

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Opossum family admitted after interaction with dog

A mother opossum and a raccoon were among the seventy-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include…

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An Avian Alphabet: How one Conservancy volunteer turned her love for birds into art

Maggie Dimon has always been an artist and avid nature lover. She moved from Atlanta, GA to Naples, FL seven years ago. She subscribed to the Naples Daily News and…

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Two eastern screech owls rescued from ground and renested with mother

Two eastern screech owls were among the ninety-five animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a black…

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Von Arx Wildlife Hospital admits 94 animals this past week

A prothonotary warbler and a loggerhead shrike were among the ninety-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

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Multiple gravid softshell turtles admitted to the wildlife hospital due to vehicle strikes

A Florida softshell turtle was among the eighty-nine animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a crested…

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Seven Virginia opossum joeys removed from deceased mother

Seven Virginia opossum joeys were among the eighty-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a crested…

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Owl rescues and a successful renesting

Two eastern screech owls were among the ninety-six animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a sanderling,…