South Florida Wildlife Center

The Florida bonneted bat is Florida’s largest and is spread out over six south Florida counties.  This one was found injured by a family in Little Havana and taken to Zoo Miami for rehabilitation before being released.  (Credit: Dustin Smith)

Rare & Endangered Bat Treated & Released By Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami treated and released one of the rarest endangered mammals in the world. Only a few hundred are believed to exist.

03/24/2014

Three of four pelicans released back into the wild Monday, March 10, 2014 by the South Florida Wildlife Center. (Source: CBS4)

Rehabbed Pelican Flies Free After Being Treated For Injuries

After weeks of tender, loving care, a pelican that was found injured and tangled up in fishing line, is once again free to fly.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Baby Birds at the South Florida Wildlife Center (SOURCE: CBS4)

It’s “Baby Season” At A Local Wildlife Center

Love is in the air at the South Florida Wildlife Center as this time of year, also known as “baby season,” the nursery is packed with baby birds.

CBS4–05/10/2013

A turtle's shell was severely cracked. Officials say it was the act of animal cruelty. (Ted Scouten/CBS4)

Animal Cruelty Case Left Shell Of Turtle Severely Cracked

Officials say it was a human cruelty that left a Peninsula Cooter Turtle seriously injured and in need of medical attention Friday.

CBS4–04/12/2013

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Goose Shot By Arrow In Kendall Canal Recovering

A goose found in a Southwest Miami-Dade canal injured by a piercing arrow continues to recover after surgery at a South Florida wildlife center.

CBS4–01/02/2013

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Exclusive: Multiple Geese Found Shot By Arrows

Someone committed a cruel attack on a pair of geese in a South Florida canal. Two large geese were found shot by arrows. One of them died, and veterinarians are still working to save the other.

CBS4–12/28/2012

One of two orphaned baby flying squirrels being cared for at the South Florida Wildlife Center. (Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. Wildlife Center Nursing Orphaned Flying Squirrels

A couple of cute critters, not often seen in South Florida, are calling Fort Lauderdale home these days after being rescued.

CBS4–12/11/2012

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