COVID-19: Wild Care’s Status
March 26, 2020
After 5PM, please contact the Friends of Cape Wildlife hotline, 508-375-3700.
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Photo: This Mute Swan was rescued in Dennis after it was struck by a car and stuck in the car’s grill, and brought to Wild Care where the bird is recovering. Photo by Leah Myrbeck.
Photo: This Red-tailed Hawk was rescued from Chatham after two separate rescue attempts. The bird was sitting in the rain, soaking wet, thin and weak, with a wound over his right eye. The bird is being treated for rodenticide poisoning (secondary poisoning by anticoagulant rat/mouse poison) and is responding well! Photo by Kerry Reid.
Wild Care has 7 orphaned Eastern Gray Squirrels in home care with our staff and trained volunteers. The tiny babies like the squirrel seen here require overnight feedings. Photo by Amy Sanders.
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Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!