This year the Wildlife Medical Clinic celebrates its 40th anniversary! To celebrate, we want to take you on a virtual tour of our new clinic space led by our very own Dr. Reich. We were lucky enough to design this space from scratch with the considerations of the species that we treat and their stress levels in mind. After the big move last spring we have settled in nicely and have already cared for hundreds of orphaned and injured wildlife patients in the new space. We thank all those who have lent their support and helped us serve our mission for the past 40 years, and we look forward to many years to come.
On Halloween, this female young adult bald eagle was transferred to the clinic from the Illinois Raptor Center after being hit by a car.
Initial examination showed an open fracture and additional radiographs indicated both major and minor metacarpals (similar to the bones of your palm) were involved.
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Part of caring for resident wildlife includes providing different forms of enrichment for them to interact with and enjoy. This Halloween, each resident was given a pumpkin to help get them into the festive spirit! Delphine was especially excited to … Continue reading