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Lead Poisoning: How It Affects You and Wildlife Too


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) recognizes that lead is a potent toxin to humans and wildlife (especially birds) that can have individual and population-level effects. Lead is a toxic metal, yet tons of lead are deposited into our environment annually through hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. more...

Feeding Wildlife? You May Be Loving Them To Death!


If you are feeding wild animals, you may be killing them with kindness. There are many reasons not to feed wildlife, including some that may affect your own health! At the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), we frequently see wildlife casualties that have gotten into trouble scavenging for handouts from well-meaning nature lovers. Here are some things you may want to consider before you offer Mother Nature’s children any tidbits.  more...

If You Care, Leave It There.


Every year wildlife hospitals, like the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) on Sanibel, are flooded with young animals that are abducted away from their parents by well-intentioned people who believe these babies to be orphaned. In fact, wild animals are very devoted to the care of their young and human interference is rarely warranted. more...

CROW Holds Membership Meeting


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) held its 2017 Membership Meeting at CROW’s Visitor Education Center on March 29, 2017. Those in attendance included members, staff, and the board of the directors. more...

Dr. Barron to Speak at the NAVC Conference


Dr. Heather Barron, CROW's Hospital Director will be a guest speaker at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) taking place on February 4-8 iat the Orange County Convention Center (OCCCC) in Orlando, Florida. more...