Events in July

Day in the Life
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Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Closed - Independence Day
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Closed - Independence Day

The Visitor Education Center will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The Center will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00am. Our wildlife hospital is OPEN for animal emergencies. If you find an injured animal, please call (239) 472-3644 ext.#222.

The Visitor Education Center will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. The Center will reopen on Tuesday, June 6 at 10:00am.

Our wildlife hospital is OPEN for animal emergencies. If you find an injured animal, please call (239) 472-3644 ext.#222.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida
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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Armadillos
Daily Presentation

Armadillos

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

 

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Day in the Life
Daily Presentation

Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

 

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Species Profile: American Alligators
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Species Profile: American Alligators

The American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

The American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey
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Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Enrichment
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Enrichment

When animals are recovering, they need certain things to help feel “at home”. Whether it’s a branch, hamster wheels, a hollowed-out tree, or a pool of ice, our patients need things to keep them occupied and enhance their skills. This presentation discusses what the CROW team does for enrichment and why this is important. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

When animals are recovering, they need certain things to help feel “at home”. Whether it’s a branch, hamster wheels, a hollowed-out tree, or a pool of ice, our patients need things to keep them occupied and enhance their skills. This presentation discusses what the CROW team does for enrichment and why this is important.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Why Animals Come to CROW
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Why Animals Come to CROW

Do you wonder how and why animals become patients at CROW? Whether animals are sick, injured, or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital.

Do you wonder how and why animals become patients at CROW? Whether animals are sick, injured, or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Species Profile: Vultures
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Species Profile: Vultures

Vultures are very unique and play a beneficial part in the ecosystem. In this talk, you will take an overall look at vultures and their contributions to the environment. We will explore vultures from different countries worldwide, learn about their positive role in human and wildlife health, and why you can do to help their conservation efforts. They may not be the most beautiful creatures, but they will win your heart!

Vultures are very unique and play a beneficial part in the ecosystem. In this talk, you will take an overall look at vultures and their contributions to the environment. We will explore vultures from different countries worldwide, learn about their positive role in human and wildlife health, and why you can do to help their conservation efforts. They may not be the most beautiful creatures, but they will win your heart!

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Triage and Surgery
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Triage and Surgery

Several times each day, new patients arrive at the CROW wildlife hospital. After the dedicated rescue teams have located and restrained injured or ill animals and transported them to CROW, how are they assessed and admitted to the hospital? What is involved in the process of triage, or prioritizing and sorting the patients as they arrive? What kinds of problems occur that necessitate wildlife rescue and in-hospital treatment, and how can you help prevent wildlife emergencies? This talk will discuss all that goes on when assessing new patients at CROW’s wildlife hospital.

Several times each day, new patients arrive at the CROW wildlife hospital. After the dedicated rescue teams have located and restrained injured or ill animals and transported them to CROW, how are they assessed and admitted to the hospital? What is involved in the process of triage, or prioritizing and sorting the patients as they arrive? What kinds of problems occur that necessitate wildlife rescue and in-hospital treatment, and how can you help prevent wildlife emergencies? This talk will discuss all that goes on when assessing new patients at CROW’s wildlife hospital.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums
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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida
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Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

 

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Patient Profiles: Wading Birds
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Patient Profiles: Wading Birds

Wading Birds fill the shallows of waters all across the world. Originally hunted for their plumage, many wading birds species populations have made great recoveries! Come into CROW to learn more about these beautiful birds and the species we see right her in Southwest Florida! One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Wading Birds fill the shallows of waters all across the world. Originally hunted for their plumage, many wading birds species populations have made great recoveries! Come into CROW to learn more about these beautiful birds and the species we see right her in Southwest Florida!

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Armadillos
Daily Presentation

Armadillos

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

 

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Day in the Life
Daily Presentation

Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Species Profile: American Alligators
Daily Presentation

Species Profile: American Alligators

The American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

The American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida
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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY.

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Florida Felines
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Florida Felines

There are two different species of wild cats inhabiting Florida. This presentation will cover how to identify them, the history of the two species, and the challenges they face in a state where human development continues to increase exponentially.

There are two different species of wild cats inhabiting Florida. This presentation will cover how to identify them, the history of the two species, and the challenges they face in a state where human development continues to increase exponentially.

 

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

 

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Baby Care at CROW
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Baby Care at CROW

Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them, and juveniles found “abandoned” might actually be in a natural stage of development. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves.

Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them, and juveniles found “abandoned” might actually be in a natural stage of development. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises
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Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises

The life of a Gopher Tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from Southern Georgia to Southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a “Keystone Species.” Come listen as CROW’s presenter describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

The life of a Gopher Tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from Southern Georgia to Southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a “Keystone Species.” Come listen as CROW’s presenter describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Triage and Surgery
Daily Presentation

Triage and Surgery

Several times each day, new patients arrive at the CROW wildlife hospital. After the dedicated rescue teams have located and restrained injured or ill animals and transported them to CROW, how are they assessed and admitted to the hospital? What is involved in the process of triage, or prioritizing and sorting the patients as they arrive? What kinds of problems occur that necessitate wildlife rescue and in-hospital treatment, and how can you help prevent wildlife emergencies? This talk will discuss all that goes on when assessing new patients at CROW’s wildlife hospital.

Several times each day, new patients arrive at the CROW wildlife hospital. After the dedicated rescue teams have located and restrained injured or ill animals and transported them to CROW, how are they assessed and admitted to the hospital? What is involved in the process of triage, or prioritizing and sorting the patients as they arrive? What kinds of problems occur that necessitate wildlife rescue and in-hospital treatment, and how can you help prevent wildlife emergencies? This talk will discuss all that goes on when assessing new patients at CROW’s wildlife hospital.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Armadillos
Daily Presentation

Armadillos

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Day in the Life
Daily Presentation

Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Species Profile: American Alligators
Daily Presentation

Species Profile: American Alligators

The American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

The American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy.

 

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Florida Felines
Daily Presentation

Florida Felines

There are two different species of wild cats inhabiting Florida. This presentation will cover how to identify them, the history of the two species, and the challenges they face in a state where human development continues to increase exponentially.

There are two different species of wild cats inhabiting Florida. This presentation will cover how to identify them, the history of the two species, and the challenges they face in a state where human development continues to increase exponentially.

 

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*MUST BE 10 or OLDER!!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Why Animals Come to CROW
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Why Animals Come to CROW

Do you wonder how and why animals become patients at CROW? Whether animals are sick, injured, or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital.

Do you wonder how and why animals become patients at CROW? Whether animals are sick, injured, or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Species Profile: Vultures
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Species Profile: Vultures

Vultures are very unique and play a beneficial part in the ecosystem. In this talk, you will take an overall look at vultures and their contributions to the environment. We will explore vultures from different countries worldwide, learn about their positive role in human and wildlife health, and why you can do to help their conservation efforts. They may not be the most beautiful creatures, but they will win your heart!

Vultures are very unique and play a beneficial part in the ecosystem. In this talk, you will take an overall look at vultures and their contributions to the environment. We will explore vultures from different countries worldwide, learn about their positive role in human and wildlife health, and why you can do to help their conservation efforts. They may not be the most beautiful creatures, but they will win your heart!

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK *  MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Triage and Surgery
Daily Presentation

Triage and Surgery

Several times each day, new patients arrive at the CROW wildlife hospital. After the dedicated rescue teams have located and restrained injured or ill animals and transported them to CROW, how are they assessed and admitted to the hospital? What is involved in the process of triage, or prioritizing and sorting the patients as they arrive? What kinds of problems occur that necessitate wildlife rescue and in-hospital treatment, and how can you help prevent wildlife emergencies? This talk will discuss all that goes on when assessing new patients at CROW’s wildlife hospital. *No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY.

Several times each day, new patients arrive at the CROW wildlife hospital. After the dedicated rescue teams have located and restrained injured or ill animals and transported them to CROW, how are they assessed and admitted to the hospital? What is involved in the process of triage, or prioritizing and sorting the patients as they arrive? What kinds of problems occur that necessitate wildlife rescue and in-hospital treatment, and how can you help prevent wildlife emergencies? This talk will discuss all that goes on when assessing new patients at CROW’s wildlife hospital.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY.

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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Adaptations of Reptiles
Daily Presentation

Adaptations of Reptiles

Environmental Educator, Wildlife Biologist, and Owner of Adam’s Animal Encounters, Adam Pottruck, will join us to discuss the life history of reptile species and how they’ve become so well adapted to our changing world.

Environmental Educator, Wildlife Biologist, and Owner of Adam’s Animal Encounters, Adam Pottruck, will join us to discuss the life history of reptile species and how they’ve become so well adapted to our changing world.

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Armadillos
Daily Presentation

Armadillos

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

Nine-banded armadillos are found throughout the US and Southwest Florida, although they weren’t always here. This presentation will explore how armadillos came to the US, what benefits they provide for the ecosystem, and the interesting adaptations they have. Learn more about this misunderstood mammal and their relationship to humans.

 

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Day in the Life
Daily Presentation

Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

 

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Species Profile: American Alligators
Daily Presentation

Species Profile: American Alligators

he American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

he American Alligator is a large aquatic reptile and is one of two crocodilians native to Florida. Although it is hard to believe, this species was once on the road to extinction. With the help of conservation efforts over the last few decades, Alligators have made a drastic comeback. This program discusses how this iconic species contributes to the overall health of Florida’s ecosystems and economy.

 

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Florida Felines
Daily Presentation

Florida Felines

There are two different species of wild cats inhabiting Florida. This presentation will cover how to identify them, the history of the two species, and the challenges they face in a state where human development continues to increase exponentially.

There are two different species of wild cats inhabiting Florida. This presentation will cover how to identify them, the history of the two species, and the challenges they face in a state where human development continues to increase exponentially.

 

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

 

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Baby Care at CROW
Daily Presentation

Baby Care at CROW

Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them, and juveniles found “abandoned” might actually be in a natural stage of development. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves.

Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them, and juveniles found “abandoned” might actually be in a natural stage of development. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises
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Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises

The life of a Gopher Tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from Southern Georgia to Southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a “Keystone Species.” Come listen as CROW’s presenter describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

The life of a Gopher Tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from Southern Georgia to Southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a “Keystone Species.” Come listen as CROW’s presenter describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*DEPENDING ON THE ANIMALS IN THE HOSPITAL ON THE DAY OF YOUR TOUR,  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK* MUST BE 10 OR OLDER!!

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Day in the Life
Daily Presentation

Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. 

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