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Cape Wildlife Center News: What Do Animals Do in the Winter?

Winters on Cape Cod vary quite a bit from year to year.  They can begin in October or maybe in December.  They can end in April or stay mild all season.  The animals respond to both the decreasing temperatures and the decreasing light. This year it has stayed quite...

At the Center: Whooo’s Out There?

Cape Cod is home to many owl species. Some, like the Great Horned Owl, are very large and powerful. They can exert five hundred pounds per square inch of pressure with just their talons alone. Others, such as the Northern Saw-whet and Eastern Screech Owl, might appear...

Check Out CWC on The Point with Mindy Todd!

Listen Here! "Cape Wildlife Center is a non-profit veterinary clinic dedicated to the treatment, rehabilitation, and release of sick and injured animals. We talk with Zak Mertz, executive director of the Center; and Dr. Priva Patel, Cape Wildlife Center veterinarian,...

Swan Song Turned Love Story

For four long years, a male swan lived alone on Mill Pond in West Yarmouth after losing his mate.  No female swan ever came to his territory.  This saddened many people as this swan had quite a following.  Last Spring, Cape Wildlife Center was able to release to him a...

Check Out This Awesome PSA!

Students from The River View School school produced a PSA on CWC as a part of their "whats cooking at River View" segment! They partnered with the Cape Cod Community media center to write the interviews, get the footage, and edit the video.  We love working with our...

We Are Officially Open, but we still need your help!

We are so happy to announce that as of March,1 2017 we have been officially adopted by the Pegasus Foundation and are open for business. Each day we work to promote environmental stewardship and education through the process of caring for wildlife. As a small...

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