- Jul 31, 2018
On July 21, a 90-plus-degree day, the South Florida Wildlife Center got a shocking delivery: an unknown individual dumped a sealed styrofoam box containing five live kittens outside the facility.
- Jul 27, 2018
Every month, South Florida Wildlife Center treats animals deliberately injured by people who simply left them to suffer after inflicting the grievous wounds. Just this month, our rescue team brought in a young Egyptian goose who had been shot through the neck with an arrow.
- Jun 1, 2018
SFWC is caring for two baby Least Terns after they were displaced by the bad weather over the weekend. The Least Tern is listed by the state as a threatened species.
- May 9, 2018
IN THIS ISSUE: Stewardship Begins With You | The Humane Backyard: Butterfly Gardening | Partners in Stewardship | Bald Eagle Treated at SFWC | Effective Tree Trimming: Be a Good Landlord to Wildlife| Save Birds and Delight the Cat! Build Your Own Catio | Saving the Iguana
- Mar 26, 2018
Your yard is likely home to dozens of animal families ranging from songbirds to squirrels to opossums – may- be even turtles, foxes or ospreys!
- Jan 22, 2018
A green iguana was brought to the South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale yesterday with major injuries after being shot multiple times with a crossbow.
- Jul 25, 2017
By Deborah Robbins Millman via Planet Experts, July 12, 2017 It is morning and most of the raccoons in The South Florida Wildlife Center nursery are still asleep in their hammocks. As animal caregiver Maria Vanegas begins preparing their bottles, a chittering sound, akin to the trilling of the “troublesome” tribbles from Star Trek, swells as they realize food is on … Continue reading A Second Chance for Orphaned Baby Raccoons
- May 10, 2017
(By Ted Scouten/CBSMiami) — Veterinarians are employing an unusual technique to help a slower-than-normal tortoise recover from an apparent confrontation with a car. See video here. Someone found the Gopher tortoise with a cracked shell, noticed its painful-looking walk and took it into the South Florida Wildlife Center for treatment. “She probably got hit by a car, maybe … Continue reading Vets Use Electro-Acupuncture To Help Tortoise Recover From Injuries