South Florida Wildlife Center http://wlrn.org en South Florida Wildlife Center: Cute Baby Animals And Lessons On Respecting Nature http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-wildlife-center-cute-baby-animals-and-lessons-respecting-nature <p>Imagine this scene: You're preparing to go for a morning jog in your Fort Lauderdale neighborhood when you spy an opossum sifting through a pile of overripe mangoes beneath a tree in the backyard.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Or perhaps on the course of that morning jog, you spot a brown baby bird hopping on the ground beneath a cocoplum. It's pumping its wings but not gaining much altitude.</span></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:39:19 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 16521 at http://wlrn.org South Florida Wildlife Center: Cute Baby Animals And Lessons On Respecting Nature As Birds Head South, They Often Run Into Trouble And Find Help In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/birds-battered-migratory-flight-theres-help-south-florida <p></p><p></p><p>This time of year, many birds from the north began migrating south for the winter. Some will stay here in South Florida while others will pass through the region on their way to the Caribbean. Increasingly, these birds are running into man-made obstacles that leave them with injured eyes, wings and beaks. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:11:14 +0000 Marva Hinton 5463 at http://wlrn.org As Birds Head South, They Often Run Into Trouble And Find Help In South Florida