Tucson Wildlife Center

Rescue | Rehab | Release (520) 290-9453

Southern Arizona Wildlife

Patient Timeline: Baby Barn Owls

Tucson Wildlife Center – Patient Timeline Tucson Wildlife Center received these baby barn owls on March 30th after they were found between bales of hay in a truck that was making a delivery to Tucson. They received treatment and nourishment, and by mid-April, they were placed with our resident Barn Owls, Nono and Val, who…

More »

Patient of the Week: Gopher Snake

This Gopher Snake has been quite the survivor before coming to Tucson Wildlife Center. He was discovered in a backyard with a kink in his body and brought into TWC where he was evaluated and found to have soft tissue damage and a broken rib. Thankfully, after two weeks in rehabilitation, he has shown improvement…

More »

Patient of the Week: Desert Cottontails

In the spirit of Easter coming up this Sunday, our patients of the week are these Desert Cottontails. This species is the most common species of rabbit found in the Sonoran Desert. Other closely related species include Black-tailed Jackrabbits and Antelope Jackrabbits. Jackrabbits are often confused with cottontails especially at young ages as the differences…

More »

Patient of the Week: Bubba and Otto

All of us at Tucson Wildlife Center want to thank everyone for participating in Arizona Gives. It means a lot to us and we wouldn’t be here without you. This week, Tucson Wildlife Center would like to celebrate our two amazing sanctuary Great-Horned Owls, Bubba and Otto. Both owls had injuries that were rehabilitated but,…

More »

AZ Gives Day is here!!!

Arizona Gives Day is here, the 24 hours are from noon Tuesday to noon Wednesday. Please remember Tucson Wildlife Center! We are the ONLY wildlife hospital in Southern Arizona, there is no one else to help these animals.  All of what we do is through donations and grants, we receive NO government funding. So, for…

More »

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…

More »

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…

More »

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…

More »

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…

More »

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…

More »

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…

More »

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…

More »

For help and emergencies, please call our 24/7 helpline at (520) 290-9453.

Scroll to Top