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Rare admission for the wildlife hospital

A barn swallow was among the seventy-five animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a sooty tern,…

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A great horned owl success story

In June, a woman arrived at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital in the afternoon with an injured great horned owl found tangled in her barbed wire fence. Knowing owls are…

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Rodent control methods negatively impact non-target species

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is located and part of the Conservancy of the Southwest Florida in Naples, FL. Call 239-262-2273 for wildlife assistance. We are open 365 days a…

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A gray fox suffers from vehicle strike

A gray fox and a little blue heron were among the 65 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

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Working to prevent millions of birds from fatal collisions with windows

Four American redstarts were recently admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida after being injured from collisions with windows and lanai screens, a leading…

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Injured eagle rescued off roof

A bald eagle was among the 63 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a northern waterthrush,…

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Red tide has devastating effects on local shorebirds

A laughing gull and a red-shouldered hawk were among the fifty-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

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Hurricane Idalia causes harm to native wildlife

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is part of and located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. We are open 365 days a year from 8am to 7pm. Please call 239-262-2273…

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Nestling grey squirrels displaced and kept in home

A baby limpkin and two grey squirrels were among the sixty animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital this past week. Other admissions include a common ground dove, a…

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Raccoon babies lose mom to trapping

Two orphan raccoons and a marsh rabbit were among the sixty-seven animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…