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Coming soon: U of M Raptor Lab

Minnesota Environment and Natural Resource Trust Fund dollars begin supporting the development of a raptor-oriented, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)-focused curriculum for 7th and 8th graders today.

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D.C. Snowy Owl Returned to Wild by The Raptor Center

 

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D.C. Snowy Owl Soars on the Wings of Science

The physical reconditioning of a raptor patient like The Raptor Center’s snowy owl patient from Washington, D.C., prior to its release is an important step in patient rehabilitation. It must compliment the medical care provided and restore a raptor’s fitness to a level necessary for survival.

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D.C. Snowy Owl Taken to The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota for Care

The snowy owl reportedly hit by a bus in Washington, D.C., in late January 2014 recently arrived to The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota for care.

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In the News: Red-tailed hawk recovering at U of M after subzero dip in river

For most animals, winter temperatures are weathered with ease. Feathers, fur and the like are built to withstand the elements.

Unfortunately for one local animal, a red-tailed hawk found in early December, a frigid plummet into the Mississippi River left him unable to cope with the weather. The raptor’s hind feathers were frozen together leaving him unable to fly.

Thought to have hypothermia and frostbite on his left talon, the red-tailed hawk was transported to The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota and is now recovering…

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Photos: 2013 Fall Raptor Release

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