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35th Taste of the Islands Winners Announced


CROW has announced the winners of the 35th Taste of the Islands in the a variety of categories including "Taste of the Taste" and the "People's Choice." more...

Bank of the Islands Selling CROW's Taste of the Islands T-Shirts


Edison National Bank/Bank of the Islands, presenting sponsor for CROW’s 35th Taste of the Islands, hope all who attend will be wearing the official Taste T-shirt. Purchase one at Bank of the Islands at the intersection of Periwinkle Way and Casa Yb more...

CROW Announces Restaurant Lineup for Taste of the Islands


CROW has announced the lineup of the 16 restaurants participating in the 35th Taste of the Islands taking place on Sunday, November 13 at Sanibel Community Park from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. more...

Meet Our Animal Ambassadors

Each of our Animal Ambassador has a unique story and  important place in our programs.  Bringing guests closer to our ambassadors is just one way we will help others gain an appreciation for local wildlife.

Sheldon

Shelldon (patient #15-2068) is a gopher tortoise that was hit by a vehicle and sustained permanent damage to his plastron and right forearm. As a result, he cannot dig burrows or protect himself. When he is not educating visitors in CROW's Visitor Education Center you can find him helping with landscaping and enjoying edible native plants.

Meet Sheldon

Sneezy

Sneezy (patient #14-3324) is a Virginia opossum that was hit by a vehicle and sustained damage to his face and tail. CROW's veterinary staff was able to fix his jaw but had to amputate his tail.

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Lola

Animal Ambassador, Lola (patient #13-0533) is an American Kestrel that arrived at CROW with a broken wing that could not be repaired. Along with arthritis in the same wing, this prevents her from being released.

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Bashful

Bashful, a female opossum (patient #16-1741) was found by residence who noticed the opossum wandering around the neighborhood leaning slightly to the left and continually falling on its side.

Meet Bashful

Hoolio

Patient 16-2135 was admitted to CROW’s hospital from Cape Coral, FL on June 19, 2016 with a broken wing. Based upon the injuries present, the proposed diagnosis was that the Burrowing Owl was struck by a vehicle.

Meet Hoolio