Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota

Emergency Medical Care for Wildlife

From life-saving surgeries to long-term treatment for lead toxicity, we're one of the oldest and busiest wildlife hospitals in the nation.

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Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota

Watch for Grounded Birds

Migrating waterfowl like this Pied-billed Grebe and loons can become stranded on wet pavement (it looks like water from above). A stranded bird should be captured and brought to us.

 

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Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota

Found a Bat?

It's too cold to release them outside. But we can help.

 

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What to do if you find an injured animal

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  1. Injured? Bring it in.

    • Safely contain the animal (click here for tips)
    • Bring directly to the center. We are open 9am - 6pm daily, including holidays.
    • If animal has flies, ants or small worms crawling on it, please bring it to us immediately. No need to call first.

WRC Critter Ticker

Recently admitted animals  -  View All

11/21/2018
10:14am - White-footed Mouse 11:59am - Downy Woodpecker 12:48pm - Eastern Gray Squirrel

Following up on an animal you brought us?

Drop us a note (status@wrcmn.org) with the person's name who admitted it, the approximate date and the species.
We'll get back to you within 7-10 days.

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