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Bear Cub Recovering at Wildlife Center

October 29, 2018 -- HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A bear cub is recovering at a rehab center in the Poconos after it was found near Matamoras over the weekend. The cub is severely underweight, and directors at the facility near Stroudsburg are working to fatten him up before the hibernation season begins. The little guy is getting a lot of TLC at Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center near Stroudsburg. Over the weekend, the 9-month-old cub was found in Pike County, underweight and covered […]    WNEP 16 ABC


Bald Eagle Returns Home After Injury

September 5, 2018 -- TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Out of his cage and back into the wild – a bald eagle was released at Pocono Lake near Mount Pocono. Just a few weeks ago, the young bird was found injured, unable to fly, and was brought to Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center near Stroudsburg to recover. “We have gotten it back on its feet and it’s been fed, gained weight, and is healthy, and he’s being returned to his family,” said Kathy Uhler, Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation […]      WNEP 16 ABC


Tips and Tricks For Tick Preventionpossum

June 21, 2018 -- With tick populations and tick-borne diseases on the rise, some people are turning to unconventional methods of prevention.    In one Pennsylvania town, they’re trying opossums.    The Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Stroudsburg says that many people have requested opossums to release into their yards. The popular program [...]   WebMD


Snowy Owl Recovering at Center in the Poconos

February 19, 2018 -- HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Pocono Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center near Saylorsburg is caring for a rare patient, a snowy owl. The injured bird was brought to the center on Friday. "We believe he probably was either blown off the road by a car or maybe even hit because he doesn't even try to fly. He's not exercising. He's not doing anything, so he is probably bruised up," said Kathy Uhler, Pocono Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center. […]    WNEP 16 ABC


At Pocono center, animals receive a helping hand to make it back into the wild

June 3, 2016 -- STROUDSBURG — Einstein, the albino crow, may greet you with a “hello.” Squirrels might scurry around cages, and birds of prey may turn their heads to see who walks into the small yet efficient Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center.          Each year, the nonprofit organization helps rescue, rehabilitate and release more than 1,000 wild animals native to Pennsylvania. [...]    Times Leader