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Teamwork Helps Sea Turtle Earn Second Chance


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) released a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle at the South Seas Resort on Captiva after it was rehabilitated for buoyancy issues. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Loggerhead Sea Turtle (#19-3415)


The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) is regarded as the second largest sea turtle to the leatherback and the largest of the hard-shelled sea turtles. Adults average usually between two to three feet long and weigh between 175 and 440 pounds. Loggerhead sea turtles get their name due to their disproportionately large heads but can also be identified because its shell is heart-shaped. The endangered and carnivorous mammals can be found in subtropical and temperate coastal waters. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Red-Tailed Hawk (#19-3188)


A red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) has been referred to as the most common hawk in the continent. In fact, the shrill cry of this species of hawk is reportedly the sound you’ll most likely hear when you see any hawk or eagle, no matter the species, onscreen or in the background of a movie. Red-tailed hawks are not likely to be seen at your backyard bird feeder. This type of hawk would rather go after small mammals, though it is rare for them to attack dogs or cats. You may see them pair up with another similar hawk while guarding opposite sides of a tree in pursuit of tree squirrels. more...

Visit CROW over the Labor Day Weekend!


In honor of the Labor Day weekend, The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) AWC Visitor Education Center will be open on Saturday, August 31 from 10am to 4pm.. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Eastern Spotted Skunks (#19-2982 and #19-2983)


The eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius) is smaller and more slender than its more familiar cousin, the striped skunk. Sporting a weasellike body shape, the spotted skunk averages 12 to 14 inches in length and one to three pounds in weight. more...