Orphaned baby porcupine


Every year we seem to get one animal that steals the show. Last year it was Silver, the melanistic red fox who had been purchased as a pet from a fur farm, passed between a few different people, and finally brought to Wildwoods when it became clear that tamed wild animals make bad pets. Silver […]

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The Wild Babies of Wildwoods

Baby Shower!

Spring is here and that means baby season at Wildwoods. We need your help to give them everything they need to grow up and be released back into the wild. Syringes, puppy training pads, nipples, storage jars, bowls, food and more. Every year we go through thousands of dollars worth of these vital items and it would […]

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Help us save our foxes from mange

Save the Foxes

The end of 2016 has brought an outbreak of mange among our local foxes, particularly focused around the Park Point neighborhood in Duluth. Red foxes are particularly susceptible to mange, a parasitic infestation that causes hair loss, intense discomfort, and leads to many secondary issues that will cause death if left untreated. We need a 1,200 […]

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Pigeons are kind, loyal and very smart birds


A constant presence At Wildwoods pigeons are constant companions, seeming to need rescuing all year long. As I write this we have several pigeons ranging in age from nestling to adult and most of them are with us as a result of human ignorance or cruelty. Over the past few months we’ve had pigeons with bullet holes […]

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Two Hawks Need a Ride ASAP

Update: Thanks to super-star transport volunteer Elda these hawks have found a ride. Help! This Red-tailed Hawk (left) and Goshawk (right) need a ride from Wildwoods in Duluth to the Raptor Center at the U of M in St. Paul ASAP. Can you offer them a ride in a quiet, pet-free car? Call us at […]

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Hummingbird’s Dinner

This hummingbird was brought to us by the McGovern family who found it in their yard, unable to fly. If you look closely you can see it’s little tongue flick in and out as it eats specially formulated nectar to help it get back on it’s feet, er, wings.

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