By Development Coordinator, Heather Patrice Brown “Squawk!” “Caw-caw!” The new exterior aviary, sponsored by the Wendy McCaw Foundation, is anything but a quiet, peaceful place. This 8’ x 16’ enclosure currently houses both a murder of American crows and an unkindness of common ravens that arrived as orphaned babies. The aviary provides multiple perches in […]
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Volunteer and Outreach Manager By Volunteer and Outreach Manager, Trish Jackman I have really been enjoying the opportunity to get to know everyone and rediscover the city as the new Volunteer and Outreach Manager. I have worked professionally in the animal field for over 20 years out of the area and moved back to help […]
By Development Coordinator, Heather Patrice Brown Join California Wildlife Center for something Wild and Wonderful! The 18th annual Wild Brunch will be held on September 25, 2016 at Gull’s Way, Malibu. Show your support for California Wildlife Center and its Wild and Wonderful animal patients. Each year, CWC cares for over 4,300 wild animals native […]
By Staff Veterinarian, Dr. Lorraine Barbosa This March, I had the amazing privilege of traveling to Isla Guadalupe, a small island off the coast of Baja Mexico, and the primary place in the world where the ESA-listed Guadalupe fur seal breeds. I traveled with a team of scientists from the Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas […]
By Executive Director, Jennifer Brent It’s been business as usual at CWC this season, with injured and baby animals arriving daily. So far, we are receiving approximately the same number of animals this year as last—1833 as of this writing. In 2015 we took in approximately 4300 animals in total and are trending to do […]
The many different faces of wildlife rehabilitation By Hospital Manager, Denys Hemen Spring came with a bang this year as our nursery exploded with baby birds. California Wildlife Center is the only wildlife rehabilitation center in Los Angeles County that takes in native baby songbirds. We get in hundreds of individuals of many different species….all […]
Northern Elephant Seal Receives Care By Marine Program Manager, Jeff Hal Cookiecutter sharks sound like they’d be something really cute. I draw images in my head of a rotund little shark, slowly marauding through the ocean with googly eyes, looking for cookie prey. The reality is something not as lovable. Cookiecutter sharks have round mouths […]
Click on the photo to see how baby birds at California Wildlife Center are fed.