- Mar 22, 2019
“As their natural habitat in South Florida is being removed for development, we can actually save the population by removing those that are displaced and having them in suitable areas such as this,” said Julie D’Errico, South Florida Wildlife Center rescue and release coordinator.
- 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.
- 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