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CROW Case of the Week: Common Snapping Turtle (#20-4269)


The common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) is a freshwater turtle that has an appearance of a dragon in a shell. It has powerful jaws, a snake-like mobile head and neck, a rugged muscular look and a ridged tail that resembles a serpent’s. more...

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released on Sanibel


On Tuesday, September 15, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle was released on the beach along West Gulf Drive on Sanibel by staff members of the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) after spending nearly a month recovering at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). more...

CROW CAWs


This week's CAW | Masked Booby Admitted to CROW, A First For the Clinic -- CROW recently admitted masked booby, one of six species of booby found throughout the world, for the first time according to digital records dating back to 2012. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Sooty Tern (#20-4094)


The sooty tern (Onychoprion fuscatus) is a tropical seabird that “sleeps on the wing,” meaning that it can literally fly with its eyes closed. It nests on sandy islands but normally stays far offshore. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Southern Flying Squirrel (#20-4089)


Southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans) are nocturnal animals that prefer to stay high in the trees and can glide up to 250 feet due to a special “parachute” flap between its wrist and ankles. more...