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CROW Case of the Week: Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatchlings


Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings (Caretta caretta) are popping up on Southwest Florida beachfronts this time of year. The annual birthing process begins when female loggerheads come ashore to nest soon after the start of sea turtle season on May 1. Two to three months later, newborn baby sea turtles pip or break out of their shells and seek the moon glow as natural light for their swim south to the Sargasso Sea. more...

CROW Alligator Exhibit Enhances the Educational Experience


Meet Sydney, the American alligator in our Visitor Education Center! more...

CROW’s 37th Taste of the Islands Announces Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank as Presenting Sponsor


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) welcomes Bank of the Islands/Edison National Bank as the returning Presenting Sponsor for the 37th Taste of the Islands. This marks the banks’ ninth year as the Presenting Sponsor of CROW’s signature event. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Common Nighthawks #18-2714 & 18-2715


The common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) is rather uncommon in respects to its name. Since it is known to be active both at dawn and dusk, it is not strictly nocturnal, nor is it related closely to hawks in general. In fact, it is more related to an owl. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Gopher Tortoise #18-2830


The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) is so named because of its ability to dig large, deep burrows. These land tortoises dig these holes for shelter and are known to share these burrows with hundreds of other species. more...