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NC Zoo Celebrates 20 Years Of Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

NC Zoo Celebrates 20 Years Of Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

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Photo Provided by NC Zoo ASHEBORO NC – Last week the North Carolina Zoo celebrated 20 years of operating it’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. The Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (WRC) at the NC Zoo provides free, professional veterinary and rehabilitation services to sick, injured, or orphaned native North Carolina animals. The goal for the animals they treat is to be returned to the wild in a condition that will optimize their chances of survival after release. According to the NC Zoo the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is the only one of its kind in U.S. zoos. The WRC is not open to the public, the animals in its care need as little human contact as possiable for a successful release into the wild. Nat Geo WILD's “Secrets of the Zoo, North Carolina” series ga...