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Orphaned ducks gain a new mom

These adorable ducklings were found on the road with no mom anywhere, but they were not alone for long. Soon after their arrival at Tucson Wildlife Center we got a call about a female mallard that was found in a parking garage with multiple injuries. She was rushed to our wildlife veterinarians who found open…

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The Bighorn Fire and wildlife

The Bighorn Fire and wildlife Like the Aspen Fire of 2003, the Bighorn Fire is mostly inaccessible. There are no roads… and the landscape is very rugged; from the shrubs that are down lower, to the pines that are up higher. Tucson Wildlife Center followed the “Hotshots”, and the local firefighters, every day for 30…

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If you love hummingbirds, please clean your feeders!

Fly free, little one! This hummingbird was released after spending a few weeks growing up at Tucson Wildlife Center. Found as an orphan, she was brought to our wildlife hospital and could not be returned to her nest. She was released once she learned to fly and feed herself. With temperatures rising, we want to…

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Found & Renested

                              This darling nestling great horned owl was found on the ground after tumbling out of his nest. Thankfully someone spotted him and brought him to our wildlife hospital for a check-up. After an examine by our wildlife vet, the healthy…

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Celebrate your Earth Day by helping wildlife!

  Today is Earth Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate this big, beautiful planet we call home. As stewards of our planet, it is our responsibility to care for the wild creatures with whom we share it. Every day wild animals are brought to Tucson Wildlife Center in need of veterinary care and rehabilitation,…

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Thank you for the supplies!

Thank you to all the businesses and wonderful individuals for these needed supplies donated during our greatest time of need. We are eternally grateful for the support of our community! Together we can ensure that our wildlife hospital stays open and continues to help all injured and orphaned wildlife. Thank you to the following businesses…

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Thank you to all the businesses and wonderful individuals for much needed supplies donated during our greatest time of need

As we navigate this new world we are all living in, we want to acknowledge the donations you have recently made. We can’t tell you how much we appreciate your support for our lifesaving work with Southern Arizona’s wildlife. With nonprofits across the nation in need… your gifts are more valuable than ever! We would…

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Our first baby bobcats of the season have arrived!

Our first baby bobcats of the season have arrived! We recently rescued two 5-day-old kittens after they were orphaned. They are in good hands at Tucson Wildlife Center and are fed throughout the day, every two to three hours. As the kittens get older, the time between feedings will increase. Eventually they will be switched…

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Volunteers and Supplies Needed

The corona virus has led to some of our volunteers self-quarantining and, therefore, not helping at the Center. If you, or anyone you know, is willing to volunteer at this time, please go to the “How to Help” button on our website and scroll to “Volunteer,” or visit www.tucsonwildlife.com/volunteer We are doing our utmost to…

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Lucky duck, indeed!

Some animals come to the Center in need of medical treatment, but we may not know what caused their injuries. But no matter the reason, we are happy to be here for wildlife in need. This ruddy duck was found outside of a home suffering from a spinal injury that prevented him from walking properly….

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Cute Rescues to Brighten Your Day!

From Trash to Treasure: the Rescue of “Greggery the Peccary” This adorable javelina was found in an in-ground trash can, surrounded by discarded bottles and rubbish. Unable to escape after falling in, the baby was left stranded and alone until a crew of construction workers found him. After calling TWC for advice, our rescue team…

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