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A Red-tailed Hawk shown carrying prey in talons

For Your Information

Anticoagulant rodenticides continue to be used across the U.S. as a method for controlling pest rodent species. As a consequence, wild birds of prey are exposed to these toxicants by eating poisoned prey items.
A Snow goose being treated at Cornell's wildlife hospital

Video

This female snow goose came to the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital for lead toxicity. She couldn’t keep up with her flock on its migration north because she was too sick to fly. The Cornell team nursed her back to health and she was released back into the wild.
An Eastern Phoebe being treated at the wildlife hospital

Video

An eastern phoebe songbird was found in a glue trap meant to capture insects and was taken to Cornell’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital for treatment.
A tiny kit fox being cared for at the wildlife hospital

Video

A tiny red fox kit was recently treated for a swollen paw at Cornell's Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital. The fox is expected to make a full recovery.
Earth Day infographic on actions we can take to help the planet

Blog

Today is Earth Day! There are many ways to invest in our planet, and together, we can work to secure a healthier future for wildlife, people, and planet today and every day!
Matt Marinkovich attending to a rhino

News

Matt Marinkovich, DVM '14, always had a passion for wildlife but was initially unsure as to what career path might suit him best. “I always knew I wanted to do something with wildlife or something conservation related, but it took a little while to find what that niche was, whether PhD or vet school....."
Student Eric Teplitz, D.V.M ’20, Ph.D. Candidate

Announcement

Our scientists work around the world to improve public health outcomes, strengthen local and international food systems, and catalyze wildlife conservation efforts— all while training the next generation of One Health professionals. Find out how you can support making our world safer and healthier for all.
Vet student Loren helps perform a neonate exam on a newborn scimitar-horned oryx calf.

Blog

Cornell veterinary student Loren Lassiter, DVM '22, practices unique care in her wildlife preceptorship at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
WildCats spotlight podcast thumbnail image showing a tiger with a face mask around it's head

Podcast

Listen to our Wild Carnivore Health Specialist Dr. Martin Gilbert and other big cat conservationists discuss the impacts of infectious diseases on tiger populations in the first episode of WildCats Pawcast, a brand-new podcast from WildCats Conservation Alliance.
Carolina Baquerizo profile

Blog

Cornell veterinary student Carolina Baquerizo, DVM '24, describes her experience completing a summer externship in wildlife medicine at the South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction and Conservation (SEZARC).