Wildlife Blog

Fawn 2023

Fawn reunited with her mother

A white-tailed deer fawn and an anhinga were among the fifty-five animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

Pelican Line

Wildlife entangled in fishing gear and soccer net

Two eastern cottontails and a brown pelican were among the fifty-one animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

Opos

Roadside rescue: Opossum baby found alone

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is part of and located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The hospital is open every single day, including holidays. Please call 239-262-2273 for wildlife…

Loon 2023

Common loon found with missing leg

A common loon was among the sixty animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include five double-crested cormorants,…

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Evening bat shows signs of soft tissue trauma

An evening bat was among the sixty animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include five double-crested cormorants,…

Lbbg 2023

A lesser black-backed gull admitted for the first time ever in our wildlife hospital history

A lesser black-backed gull was among the 53 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include an eastern…

Bald eagle released

From rescue to release: An eagle’s rehabilitation

Back in September, we were called about an injured eagle on the rooftop of the Sugden Community Theatre. After rescuing the eagle, the radiograph showed a fractured wing. The eagle…

Black Racer Glue Trap

Rodent Control Harms Wildlife

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

Merlin Tx

Rare Admission: A merlin is struck by vehicle

A merlin was among the sixty three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include an American kestrel,…