Wildlife articles and news.
Many well-meaning people rescue an orphaned mammal or bird that does not need to be rescued. DO NOT rescue wildlife and then keep (kidnap) the bird or animal for a possible pet.
Here in Houston there are many kinds of wild animals that thrive in urban areas. Most of these are relatively common animals such as birds, squirrels, raccoons, opossums, snakes and many more…
TWRC Wildlife Center networks with several community veterinarians, established wildlife centers, experienced home-based wildlife rehabilitators, and state and local wildlife agencies.
For additional information on zoonotic disease, check out this link to Texas Department of State Health Services
Zoonoses are diseases transmissible from animal to man, generally through direct contact with the animal or its body fluids or waste.
TWRC Wildlife Center treats injured, ill, displaced, and orphaned wildlife native to Harris County and its surrounding areas. Our urban wildlife facility located on the west side of town on Hammerly Blvd., at the Beltway 8, specializes in treating songbirds, small mammals, and reptiles.