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Update: Patient of the Week: Gila Monster

Mentioned in a previous post, this beautiful, native to Arizona, Gila Monster came to Tucson Wildlife Center after she had been caught in a snap trap meant for rodents. Upon arrival, her right front limb was severely swollen but, luckily, not fractured. It has been a long road for recovery for this patient, as she…

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Coming soon: Arizona Gives Day 2022

Arizona Gives Day, April 5, 2022 The annual Arizona Gives Day is on Tuesday, April 5 (noon) through Wednesday, April 6 (noon). Tucson Wildlife Center wants to celebrate our beloved Wilbur. We thought a fitting tribute to Wilbur would be to ask everyone to remember him during Arizona Gives Day by giving a donation of…

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Arizona Gives Day, April 5, 2022

Mark your calendars! The annual Arizona Gives Day is on Tuesday, April 5 (noon) through Wednesday, April 6 (noon)      Tucson Wildlife Center wants to celebrate our beloved Wilbur. We thought a fitting tribute to Wilbur would be to ask everyone to remember him during Arizona Gives Day by giving a donation of money/time. Wilbur and…

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Patient of the Week: Common Raven

Earlier this month, Tucson Wildlife Center admitted this raven after being found on the ground not able to fly. Coming all the way from Sierra Vista, one of our amazing TWC volunteers was willing to help with transporting the raven to our hospital. Upon arrival, the reason behind her not flying was clear as she…

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Patient of the Week: Anna’s Hummingbird

Tucson Wildlife Center is seeing increasing amounts of young wildlife being admitted to the hospital. This time of the year is when the majority of animals such as cottontails, doves, quail, and hummingbirds have their babies. This nestling Anna’s Hummingbird came to TWC as an orphan after there was no sign of any mother for…

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Tribute to Wilbur the Bobcat

Tucson Wildlife Center wants to pay tribute to our beloved Wilbur, who passed last January. Wilbur came to us over 16 years ago, as a 3-week-old kitten, with a head injury suffered when a bulldozer collapsed his den. With medical care from TWC, he survived but was diagnosed with epilepsy and had to stay on…

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TUCSON WILDLIFE CENTER PSA:

Vultures Under Fire Within the last month, Tucson Wildlife Center has received multiple vultures (Black Vultures & Turkey Vultures) that have been affected by wildlife shooting in some capacity. Shown in the second photo is what is found in one of the recently admitted vulture’s throats. This vulture was down and starving due to nine…

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Reminder: Early bidding end Friday March 4 at 6pm!

Even if you are not attending,  you can still support us by participating and bidding on Silent Auction items. There are more than 250 fabulous items in the silent auction Online bidding of silent auction items ends tonight, Friday March 04 at 6pm! USE THIS LINK TO PREVIEW AUCTION ITEMS AND START BIDDING  **ANYONE CAN…

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The Tucson Wildlife Center Benefit Dinner is Sunday, March 6th at the Westin La Paloma Even if you are not attending,  you can still support us by participating and bidding on Silent Auction items. There are more than 250 fabulous items in the silent auction ON-LINE BIDDING OF SILENT AUCTION STARTS TODAY!  USE THIS LINK TO…

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Patient of the Week: Mourning Doves

As temperatures start to increase and winter turns to spring, we are getting out and enjoying the weather. This time of year also brings the period of the year where majority of animals have their young. It seems like “baby season” starts earlier every year as these hatchling Mourning Doves came to Tucson Wildlife Center…

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Patient of the Week: Snow Goose

While Tucson hasn’t gotten any snow this winter season, we still get the opportunity to see beautiful migratory animals that are more accustomed to it. In turn, sometimes they get themselves into precarious situations which was the case for this Snow Goose. He was found near a lake in east Tucson caught in fishing line…

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