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CROW Case of the Week: Florida Box Turtle (#19-2238)


The Florida box turtle (Terrapene carolina bauri) may be considered a water turtle, one that resides near wetlands, marshlands and swamps, but it usually does not enter water deep enough to swim. The threatened box turtle has a highly domed shell with a hinged plastron that allows it to close its shell tightly. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Animal Ambassadors


Animals that do not fully recover from injuries or illnesses and cannot be returned to the wild because of their nonreleasable conditions can still live a productive life. At CROW, these critters are given a second chance as wildlife ambassadors and are employed during presentations and programs. This new role allows children and adults to get up close and personal with animals from around the world. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Northern Mockingbird (#19-2021)


The northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) is the only mockingbird regularly found in the continent. There is no such thing as a southern mockingbird. The northern songbirds move south during the winter. Northern mockingbirds are distinguishable by their long tail. Their short wings make their tails look longer, especially in flight. Adults have gray backs and white underbellies. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Mottled Duck (#19-1903)


The mottled duck (Anas fulvigula) is a close relative to the more common mallard. It has a sturdy body, short neck, buffed head, short tail and relatively long bill. These “dabbling ducks” usually feed at the surface or reach for submerged vegetation. more...

New Animal Ambassador Joins CROW’s Education Programs


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) is thrilled to announce the addition of a new Animal Ambassador, a three-month old female opossum. more...