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Sick grey squirrel and a lost hermit crab

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is part of and located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida – 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples FL. Open 365 days a year from 8am…

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Nestling rabbit attacked by cat

By Joanna Fitzgerald | Director of the Von Arx Wildlife Hospital The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is located and part of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Open 365 days a…

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Hooked terns and an ibis flock suffers from toxicosis

The Von Arx Wildlife Hospital is located and part of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Open 365 days a year from 8am to 8pm. Call 239-262-2273 for wildlife assistance. A…

The corner of Hawaii Drive and South Barfield Ave has been a troublesome area for the tortoises. The team works in tandem to get the fencing secured.

Partnerships develop solutions for prevention of gopher tortoise injuries on Marco Island

With teamwork and ingenuity, more than 4-acres of gopher tortoise and burrowing owl habitat now has a buffer from danger. The stretch of South Barfield Drive on eastern Marco Island…

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Orphaned Killdeer and 13 Eastern Cottontails

A killdeer chick and 13 adult eastern cottontails were among the 89 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

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Brown Pelican Intentionally Injured at the Naples Pier

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is part of and located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples, FL. Open 365 days a year from 8am to 8pm. Call 239-262-2273…

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Mud Turtle Hatchlings and Raccoon Kits Admitted

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is located and part of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Open 365 days a year from 8am to 8pm. Please call 239-262-2273 for wildlife assistance.…

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Some Positive “Tern” of Events

A least tern and a royal tern were among the 114 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

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Changes to fishing at the Naples Pier 

The Naples City Council voted to extend the Sunday fishing ban at the Naples Pier through June 2023 in an effort to cut down on the pelican injuries that were taking place. 

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Red-shouldered Hawk Nestling Kept on Leash

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is located and part of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. We are open 365 days a year from 8am-8pm. Please call 239-262-2273 for any wildlife…