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By Staff | Aug 20, 2020

A southern flying squirrel receives care at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). PHOTO COURTESY OF THE LEE COUNTY VISITOR & CONVENTION BUREAU

CROW, or the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, is a teaching hospital and visitor education center dedicated to saving wildlife through state-of-the-art veterinary care, research, education and conservation medicine.

Each year, CROW cares for approximately 3,500 wildlife patients including more than 200 species of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in its veterinary hospital, which is one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation facilities for native and migratory wildlife. It also provides educational fellowships and externship programs for undergraduate students, and internship programs for veterinarian graduates.

The Visitor Education Center offers behind-the-scenes views into CROW’s animal care through live camera feeds, interactive displays and daily presentations by students, staff and volunteers. CROW also offers a Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff and Lunch & Learn sessions.

Admission is $12 for ages 13 and older, and $7 for ages 4-12; children 3 and under are free.

For more information, visit www.crowclinic.org or call 239-472-3644.

CROW is at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road.