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CROW Case of the Week: Hook and Line Victims


Fishing line and hooks can reel in a good catch for an angler. The fishing gear can also be a major impediment or deadly debris for wildlife. Unfortunately, birds or other animals entangled in monofilament line are either in a helpless state or worse... deceased after a long struggle and slow starvation. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Purple Gallinule (#18-2407)


The purple gallinule (Porphyrio martinicus) is a medium-sized water bird with long legs and toes. It is known to swim like a duck, but can also walk on top of marsh vegetation due to its lengthy toes. more...

Awesome, Armored Armadillos


There are approximately 20 species of armadillo around the world. Only one, the nine-banded armadillo, is native to North America and seen as a patient at The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). The term “armadillo” means “little armored one” in Spanish, and refers to the presence of bony, armor-like plates covering its body. They are hardy animals, and their range has been steadily spreading across North America. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Black-Crowned Night Heron (#18-2311)


The blackcrowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) is unlike most herons in appearance. Instead of being thin and rangy like that of a blue heron, it is more or less stocky and compact. It has a thick neck that gets tucked into its body to create a hunchback look. more...

Male Loggerhead Satellite Tagged, Released on Sanibel


An adult male loggerhead sea turtle was fitted with a satellite tracker and released at the West Wind Inn on Sanibel on Thursday following rehabilitation at The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). more...