How to Help Fawns This Spring

Every spring WildCare admits a number of animals, usually fawns and baby jackrabbits, that have been “kidnapped” by well-meaning people who found them alone and assumed they needed help. In fact, one in five of the fawns brought to WildCare … Continued

Surgery Saves Black-crowned Night Heron

The note by WildCare’s Veterinarian in the medical record of this Black-crowned Night Heron read “Fracture appears that it may be amenable to surgical repair” despite “significant cranial-proximal displacement of [bone] fragment and extensive soft-tissue swelling.” This was good news … Continued

How to Help Hummingbirds

The smallest of all birds, adult hummingbirds weigh only 0.1 to 0.3 ounces (2.5 – 8 gm). Hummingbird nests and the babies they contain are vulnerable because they are so small. Even the most conscientious arborist or home gardener can … Continued

First Baby Squirrels of 2019

As the winter storms continue to roll in, WildCare has admitted our first tiny orphaned squirrels of 2019. Like all of the hundreds of orphaned baby animals we will admit this spring, these little ones needed immediate care. You can … Continued

Plate Glass Turkey

 This video of the turkey in her brother’s room was taken by Britney Parnell as she waited for Marin Humane to arrive to transport the turkey to WildCare. By all accounts it sounds like an explosion when a bird … Continued

Skunk with a Jar on His Head

 Photos and video by Melanie Piazza Ah, the sweet smell of strawberry jam. If you’re a hungry skunk, that scent would be very hard to resist! This skunk must have tried to reach the last remnants of jam at … Continued

Orphaned Raccoons All Grown Up

Watch these young raccoons return to the wild in the video above! The release team set up the camera, opened the kennels and then backed off to watch the fun. Once the young raccoons had made their way into the … Continued