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CROW News, Stories & Press Releases

SCCF Sea Turtle Stranding Map Documents Mass Mortality


A bloom of Karenia brevis starting in October 2017 has resulted in the largest number of sea turtle deaths ever attributed to a single red tide event. In June 2018, an unprecedented number of sea turtle strandings (sick, injured, or dead turtles) beg more...

CROW Staff Members to serve on FWRA Advisory Board


Yvette Carrasco and Missy Fox, staff members at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), were recently elected to serve on the Advisory Board for the Florida Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (FWRA) at the FWRA Symposium which took pla more...

CROW Case of the Week: Red-shouldered Hawk (#18-3849)


On September 30, a juvenile redshouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) was admitted to CROW after it was struck by a vehicle. The report states the driver of the vehicle struck the hawk the day before as he was crossing the Everglades via Alligator Alley on more...

Meet Our Animal Ambassadors

Each of our Animal Ambassadors 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.

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 male 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.

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Mina

Mina, a great horned owl (patient #16-3770) was brought to the clinic in December of 2016. She had suffered an injury and lost part of her wing. The amputation had completely healed before she was admitted to the hospital. She was otherwise in good health and it is suspected her mate had been caring for her in the wild.

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Talon

Talon is a red-tailed hawk. When younger, Talon suffered a wing injury which was unable to be corrected rendering him unable to fly well enough to hunt on his own.

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Billy

Billy the Armadillo (patient #17-1136) arrived at the clinic in April of 2017 after he was found as an orphan in Cape Coral, Florida. At the time, due to the classification of his species as a non-native species, Billy was unable to be released back into wild when he got older.

Meet Billy