WMC Blog

Sponsor A Day

We have a generous donor who has sponsored a day in the Wildlife Medical Clinic! They have chosen to sponsor today in honor of Katie Duitsman’s birthday! Katie is passionate and devoted to wildlife and…
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Welcome Back!

While most students dread saying goodbye to the long summer days spent in the sun and the exciting summer internships, here at the Wildlife Medical Clinic, we have been counting down the days until we…
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Pumpkins and (o)possums!

Here are some wildlife friendly decoration ideas for your home and garden this fall! Plastic, metal, and wired décor can be beautiful during the holidays. But year after year, the Wildlife Medical Clinic sees critters…
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Sponsor A Day

Today the Wildlife Medical Clinic is being sponsored by some generous donors! This day at the clinic is in celebration of Chris Keene’s birthday. She has two loving cats of her own, and she is…
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Wildlife Crossword

This month, test your wildlife knowledge. Have fun! Download the crossword here. The answers are linked below. Across 3. This type of animal is a hind-gut fermenter and eats primarily grasses in the wild 6….
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Salamander Slam

Introduction to Ambystoma platineum Illinois has such a variety of interesting animals that we never run out of amazing species to share with you!  One of the lesser-known slithery species is the silvery salamander.  Illinois…
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Have You Seen It?

By Sam Sander, DVM, Dipl AZCM, CWR The Wildlife Medical Clinic has recently got a virtual upgrade! Our website was incorporated into the college’s website redesign. Our new site features a more user-friendly experience and…
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Let’s Paint a Story: All About Painted Turtles

Painted turtles are arguably one of the most fascinating species of turtle in the Midwest. There are several subspecies, including the Eastern, Midland, Southern, and Western painted turtles, whose habitats range throughout much of the…
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