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Rosalie

Red-tailed Hawk

Rosalie was transferred to the Wildlife Center in July 2016 from another wildlife rehabilitator. Though Rosalie’s full history is unknown, her records indicated that she was previously deemed non-releasable because of arthritis in her left hip. The veterinarians at the Wildlife Center also discovered a “false joint” in her right hip; her hip had luxated at some point and healed improperly, creating scar tissue around the joint and limiting movement of her right leg.

from Wildlife Center of Virginia RSS http://wildlifecenter.org/critter-corner/current-patients/rosalie
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