Wildlife Blog

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Six opossum joeys found without their mother and an ovenbird strikes store windows

An ovenbird and six Virginia opossums were among the fifty-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include…

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Heron Injured From Fishing Hook

A concerned elderly resident in North Naples called the von Arx Wildlife Hospital after seeing a great blue heron sitting in two feet of water on the edge of a…

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Keep Wildlife Wild

A raccoon was among the fifty-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a red-bellied woodpecker, a…

Adult Snapper

Herons admitted due to toxicosis and snapping turtles face car strikes

Two great blue herons and a Florida snapping turtle were among the sixty-two animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week.…

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Lightning Strikes and Multiple Bunnies

A glossy ibis and a nestling eastern cottontail and marsh rabbit were among the fifty-two animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this…

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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…