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Animal receiving care in hospital

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The November/December 2019 issue of the Cornell Alumni Magazine features the heroic work of the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital.  
A collage of snapping turtle images


The Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine rescued approximately 150 eggs from pregnant turtles that were hit by cars and too injured to survive and lay eggs on their own. Watch this video on how our experts rescued and subsequently released the hatchling turtles into their natural habitat.
A Black Bear cub shown on the operating table at Cornell


Watch this video of Swanson Wildlife Hospital veterinarians treating a black bear cub after she was hit by a car in the Adirondack Park. After spending time with a wildlife rehabilitator in Oswego County, the bear will be returned to the wild.
Baby crows in box


Baby crows need to be hand-fed at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital.
Baby beaver


These baby beavers are being taken care of at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital after their mother was trapped and died. They are estimated to be 10-14 days old.