Armadillo Rescue

Someone reported that an armadillo was injured in the road. Houston SPCA rescue jumped to its aid.

The armadillo was found in the road covered with ants and circling. The armadillo was brought to the Wildlife Center and veterinarian exam revealed head trauma and road rash. It will be on medications for several days and […]

By |October 21st, 2011|Armadillo, Educational Articles|0 Comments

Spring Has Sprung

The Wildlife Center has shifted to its Spring/Summer operating hours and is now open Monday through Friday 9:00-6:00 and weekends 9:00-4:00pm.  Sunday was  the first full day of spring and it is quite appropriate that a baby Great Horned owl became the 1000th intake of the year.  Raptor babies, especially Great Horned Owls are usually […]

Home Sweet Home

The three armadillo brothers that were raised at the Wildlife Center since they were a couple of days old were taken to a remote site that already has armadillo on it for release. It was wonderful to witness these unusual mammals grow, search change and learn. Watching their instinctual behavior emerge gave us confidence that […]

By |June 22nd, 2010|Armadillo, Educational Articles, Wildlife Rescue|0 Comments

And the Walls Came Tumbling Down

The dilapidated house was being torn down to make room for new construction. If anyone had thought about what might be living under the house, store they would have assumed that the ruckus had scared everyone away. Deconstruction went just fine until the workmen began removing the sub-floor.  Imagine the surprise when an […]

By |March 27th, 2010|Armadillo, Wildlife Rescue|0 Comments

9 Banded Armadillo – The Texas Tank

Nine Banded Armadillo – The Texas Tank
by Cyndi Bohannon
Until I became a wildlife rehabilitator, order my experience with armadillos was limited to squished little bodies on country roads, one bouncing through a soccer field and my great-grandmother’s macabre but fascinating armadillo skin basket.  Somewhere in the back of my mind, I knew they […]

By |August 20th, 2009|Armadillo, Species Article|1 Comment