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CROW Case of the Week: Virginia Opossum (#20-5141)


While there are several dozen different species of opossums in North America, the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) is the most notable. It is the only marsupial (pouched mammal) found north of Mexico and the only member of the genus that stores body fat. more...

CROW CAWs


This week's CAW | Green Heron Recovering from Broken Wing -- The heron has a fractured ulna in its left wing. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Osprey (#20-5026)


The osprey (Pandion haliaetus) is sometimes confused for an eagle when it is in flight. While both are raptors, the osprey is smaller, eats mostly fish compared to the eagle’s more diversified diet, has a black beak compared to the eagle’s yellow beak and is more apt to plunge into the water’s surface than an eagle would. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Black Vulture (#20-4949)


The black vulture (Coragyps atratus) is a large raptor with a small, featherless head and a strongly hooked bill. It is mostly black with some white on its wingtips. more...

CROW Admits 5,000th Patient of the Year


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) admitted an adult barn owl, its 5,000th patient of the year, on Friday, November 6. The owl was found in the middle of a highway in Clewiston, Florida. more...