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Patient of the Week: Cooper’s Hawk Fledglings

As summer heats up in Tucson, the rising temperatures are causing trouble for a lot of the wildlife, especially the babies. Phones at the Tucson Wildlife Center have been ringing off the hook with people concerned about animals in the heat. A lot of those calls have been about Cooper’s Hawk fledglings. Cooper’s Hawks typically…

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Patient of the Week: Coyote Pups

A property owner in Tubac found this injured female coyote pup off a side road by the highway and called Tucson Wildlife Center late after hours. Our rescuer Justin drove all the way to Tubac in the night. He captured the small coyote and brought her back to TWC. Our medical folks worked on the…

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Patient of the Week: Ladder-backed Woodpecker – Nestling

This baby Ladder-backed Woodpecker was brought to Tucson Wildlife Center three weeks ago as an underweight orphan whose nest or mother could not be located. Covered in down with a few feathers, and not yet able to fly, he was unable to survive outside the safety of his nest. While not physically injured, the nestling…

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Patient of the Week: Nestling Great Horned Owl

This nestling great horned owl was rescued by firefighters from the Sierra Vista Fire Department on the evening of May 10th during the San Rafael Fire. Firefighters were investigating an area of burning oaks when they spotted a small head poking out from a tree. The owlet launched himself from the tree as if to…

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