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Welcome to WildCare's Patient Gallery! The photos on this page are of actual WildCare patients in care. All patients at WildCare are treated with the goal of release back into the wild. These animals are not pets and great care is taken to keep them wild. Click to learn more about our Wildlife Hospital.

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Orphaned baby Gray Fox. Photo by Alison Hermance Feeding a baby Gray Fox. Photo by Alison Hermance Baby Gray Fox being weighed. Photo by Alison Hermance
This tiny baby Gray Fox was found orphaned in a culvert.
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He's so young his eyes aren't open yet!
Here he's being bottle fed.
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A baby this tiny weighs less than 12 grams!.
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Fox kit being examined at WildCare. Photo by Melanie Piazza Grey Fox kit being weighed. Photo by Melanie Piazza All five fox kits in a carrier den. Photo by Alison Hermance
Five Grey Fox kits arrived at WildCare after mom was hit by a car.
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Each baby was examined, weighed and given subcutaneous fluids.
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The five kits were placed in a cage with a pet carrier for a "den".
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Baby Acorn Woodpecker. Photo by Alison Hermance Baby Acorn Woodpecker being examined. Photo by Alison Hermance Baby Acorn Woodpecker. Photo by Alison Hermance
Four baby Acorn Woodpeckers came to WildCare after their nest was cut down.
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One of the babies being examined on intake. Photo by Alison Hermance
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This baby was found grounded and weak. Photo by Alison Hermance 
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A hospital exam showed no major injuries. Photo by Alison Hermance
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White-tailed kite. Photo by Alison Hermance White-tailed Kite. Photo by Alison Hermance White-tailed Kite. Photo by Alison Hermance
Our baby White-tailed Kite has grown! See him much smaller below.
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A test flight in the aviary shows him flying well after gaining weight and plumage. Photo by Alison Hermance
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He looks ready to go already!
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Orphaned raccon at WildCare. Photo by Melanie Piazza Baby raccoon milk mustache. Photo by Melanie Piazza Nap after eating. Photo by Melanie Piazza
Orphaned baby raccoons need to be fed every 4 hours at this age.
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A milk mustache after his bottle...
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And then a nap, just like any baby.
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Orphaned fawn being fed. Photo by Alison Hermance Orphaned fawn at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance Orphaned fawn at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance
Orphaned Black-tailed Deer fawn being hydrated with Pedialyte at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance
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This baby was found following construction workers at a building site. Photo by Alison hermance
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Fawns should stay still and quiet-- a fawn wandering around is probably orphaned. Photo by Alison Hermance
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Baby Kite at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance Baby Kite at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance Baby Kite at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance
Baby White-tailed Kite at WildCare.
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This baby fell from the nest in a wind storm and is in Foster Care at WildCare. WildCare photo by Alison Hermance
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This baby's sibling died from the fall but he's doing well.
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Pond turtle with fishhook. Photo by Melanie Piazza Pond turtle with fishhook in throat. Photo by Melanie Piazza Fishhook in turtle's throat. Photo by Melanie Piazza

Western Pond Turtle that swallowed a fishhook. Photo by Melanie Piazza
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The hook is very deep in the turtle's throat. Removing it required surgery. Photo by Melanie Piazza 
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X-ray shows the hook in the animal's throat. This turtle is doing well at WildCare. Photo by Melanie Piazza
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Baby squirrel in splints after a fall. Photo by Alison Hermance Baby squirrel in splints. Photo by Alison Hermance Squirrel cuddling with uninjured sibling. Photo: Alison Hermance
Orphaned Western Gray Squirrel with two broken limbs from his wind-blown fall. Photo by Alison Hermance
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Splints were applied under anaesthesia. He is waking up in these photos.
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Pictured here with his uninjured sibling. This baby healed quickly and was recently graduated to an outdoor cage in preparation for release. Photo by Alison Hermance
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First squirrel of spring at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance Orphaned baby squirrel. Photo by Alison Hermance  Orphaned baby squirrel at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance
One of WildCare's first baby squirrels for 2010. Photo by Alison Hermance 
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Baby squirrel being fed formula.
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These orphaned babies are growing up healthy at WildCare!
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Great Horned Owl with eye problems. Photo by Alison Hermance Owl eye exam. Photo by Alison Hermance Owl after receiving medication. Photo by Alison Hermance 
Great Horned Owl with an eye injury being examined by WildCare medical staff. Photo by Alison Hermance  
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Eye ointment being applied.
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Owl being readied to return to his cage after treatment and medcation.
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Pelagic Cormorant at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance Cormorant being examined. Photo by Alison Hermance X-ray of Pelagic Cormorant. Photo by Alison Hermance
Pelagic Cormorant with fishhook injury. Photo by Alison Hermance Click for permission to use photo.

Under anaesthesia the wing is examined. Photo by Alison Hermance
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X-ray shows the fishhook embedded in the bird's wing.
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Orphaned baby Brush Rabbits. Photo by Alison Hermance Click to play video Orphaned ducklings at WildCare. Photo by Alison Hermance

Orphaned baby Brush Rabbits.
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Ducklings orphaned by spring storms. Click to see them on video! Photo by Alison Hermance
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These Mallards were washed into a storm drain. They're safe and warm at WildCare now.
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