Dr. Robin’s Chirps

Dance for the Worm Moon

Happy vernal equinox!  I trust all my loyal followers were dancing along with me (in their hearts, at least) last night during the Super Worm Moon festivities.  For those of you who have no idea ... continue reading

Want to babysit?

The honey-do lists around my house might be slightly different than most households.  As a matter of fact, one glimpse at some of my recent requests and your family may be eternally grateful for the ... continue reading

A normal day in a crazy life

I love my life!  In an alternate reality I am sitting in a prison cell somewhere for doing the exact same things I get away with here. A sandhill crane colt For those of you ... continue reading

Watch for sick raccoons

I don’t care what your calendar is trying to get you to believe–spring is in the air.  You can tell by all the pollen and love bugs.  Ugh.  Here at Peace River Wildlife Center we ... continue reading

The last straw

The mission of the Peace River Wildlife Center is to contribute to the survival of native Florida wildlife through rescue, rehabilitation, and education.  We are always hoping to expand the breadth of our educational message ... continue reading

White owls and bluegrass: A perfect match

In case you missed the ridiculously commercialized attempt to lure your hard-earned dollars into the pockets of jewelry stores or candy and flower shops, today is Valentine’s Day.  If you have somehow forgotten to purchase ... continue reading

Things you otter know

Flamingo Gardens’ otter display in Davie FL Last week’s blog about Peace River Wildlife Center’s river otter patients raised many questions.  Quite a few people were unaware that otters are found in Florida, and other ... continue reading

Good times, bad times

A full tummy promotes peaceful slumber It was the best of weeks, it was the worst of weeks.  Where have I heard that sentiment before?  Is someone out there plagiarizing me?  I’ll give him the ... continue reading

How to (ex)fix a broken bone, part II

Catching the osprey for release also read: How to (ex) fix a broken bone part 1 We have a final update on the osprey that was admitted to Peace River Wildlife Center on October 19 with ... continue reading

Fabulous wood storks

Here at Peace River Wildlife Center, our primary mission is to rehabilitate orphaned and injured native Florida wildlife.  One of the ways we endeavor to keep wildlife safe is through education.  For example, we try ... continue reading