Loki’s Index

Loki’s Education Index is a space to explore science and wildlife topics in no particular order. It is designed to be fun, distracting, and to peak your interest. If you learn one new fact today Loki has done his job!

Science for Social Distancing!

During the Covid-19 pandemic we have been creating educational videos for students of all ages. Get up close and personal with our patients and learn science topics along the way! If there is a topic you are curious about contact us and we will do our best to cover it in a future video!

Recent Articles From NEWCS staff Scientists

Cape Wildlife Center: Adapting During Covid-19

As everyone has, the Cape Wildlife Center has been severely impacted by Covid-19.  We are continuing our mission to care for sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife, and had to figure out a way to do it that would benefit wildlife while keeping our staff and the...

Bird Migration In The Atlantic Flyway

The birds returning to Cape Cod right now are breaking all the travel and social distancing rules.  They are flying great distances, landing in various locations, and congregating in groups of hundreds or thousands.  The birds may be the only ones traveling...

It’s Important to Clean Your Feeder

Most people clean their bird feeders and bird baths at the end of the season before storing them away. While this is a very important step in helping to maintain the health of our bird population, it is only part of what needs to be done. Aside from birds getting...

Cape Wildlife Center: 2019 Accomplishments

As amazed as I am that we are at the end of 2019, I am equally amazed at what you have helped us accomplish in the last 12 months.   In January we took full possession and ownership of our buildings and land at the Barnstable facility. We are now...

At The Center: The Cost of Caring

When your pets get sick, you bring them to your veterinarian to be treated. Your pets fortunately have you to provide financial and medical support. When wildlife gets orphaned, sick or injured, whose responsibility is it to get it medical care and to pay for it? All...

Cape Wildlife Center: Loki Our Ambassador Screech Owl

Cape Wildlife Center is delighted to announce that we now have our first ambassador animal.  Loki, a red morph Eastern Screech Owl arrived at our hospital this summer in June.  He was brought to us by Wareham Department of Natural Resources...

Birds of Prey and Rat Poison

October is the month when we finally know it is Fall. Almost all of the center’s large mammals have been released; our small mammal babies are grown up enough to be on their own and find new homes, and our admission of birds of prey starts to rise. They are all...

Watch Our Director Fight a Squirrel

We are seeing a big increase in the number of calls for squirrels nesting in cars. With the pandemic people are driving less, and as a result squirrels are taking advantage and inhabiting the engine compartments. This video shows our directors harrowing experience trying to get “steven” the squirrel out his car. 

Man Vs. Squirrel

What to do (and not to do) if a rodent moves into your vehicle 

Night Of A Thousand faces

The Absolute Strangest (and most fun!) Halloween Video you have ever seen, featuring Jeff Corwin and our educational owls Thor and Loki. Buckle up for this one, the mystery of the Owl and the Pumpkin is intense!