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Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)

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A wonderful experience

After visiting Sanibel for years, we finally visited CROW with our kids. I was interested in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CJZvan2009
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Toronto
Don't Miss This!!

The visitor center at CROW is great - especially if you have small children. It is amazing what... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leslie D
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Established in 1968, CROW is one of the nation's leading wildlife rehabilitation hospitals for Florida's native and migratory wildlife. A non-profit veterinary hospital, CROW provides medical care for more than 200 species and about 3,500 injured...more
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3883 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3021
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+1 239-472-3644
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes the money goes for a good cause, but very disappointed that we couldn't see any of the animals. We come to Sanibel every year will not come again or recommend.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting. We are a wildlife hospital and not a zoo. In accordance with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Regulation 68A-9.006, wildlife patients receiving care or medical treatment at our facility are not allowed to be exhibited to the general public....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

After visiting Sanibel for years, we finally visited CROW with our kids. I was interested in the hospital tour, but learned that it’s not really recommended for young children. Instead, we chose Wildlife Rescue 101 which turned out to be a very informative and entertaining...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CJZvan2009
CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and the talk by Denny! We hope to see you again in the future! Thanks, CROW

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor center at CROW is great - especially if you have small children. It is amazing what this facility is doing to rehabilitate injured wildlife while contributing to important research. Well worth an hour or so for a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Leslie D
CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to stop in and tour CROW. I thought I knew what it was all about as I live here... I was so impressed with the scope of what they do and what they have to offer the public. From the ambassador...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! We are certainly very passionate about what we do and we are happy to have had the opportunity to share it with you. We hope to see you again in the future! Thanks, CROW

Reviewed February 12, 2019

A really fun stop. Bright museum interesting to all ages with some live animals. Presentation of animals being rehabilitated several times a day. Great gift shop. Call ahead if you would like a several hour tour of the hospital and all sorts of wildlife under...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank healthyme
CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Thank you so much for visiting and providing a review! We are glad to hear that you had a great time on your visit and we hope to see you again in the future! Thanks, CROW

Reviewed January 16, 2019

Our six year old daughter spent hours in their thoughtfully created exhibits and would have stayed longer. She loved putting on gloves and using the medical equipment to care for the stuffed wildlife patients on hand. The layout and realistic details (actual x-rays, excepts from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you so much for your visit and review! We are happy to hear about your daughter's experience (and yours too!). Sounds like you might have a future wildlife veterinarian in the making. Thanks, CROW

Reviewed January 12, 2019

We had driven by the C.R.O.W. entrance many times but finally stopped in 2017. What a fabulous decision we made! If you love wildlife, and if you care about how we can save the injured birds, reptiles, and mammals, stop and meet one of your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

We are so glad you stopped in! Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again! Best, CROW

Reviewed January 7, 2019

We attended Babies 101 which was very educational. However to see their hospital would require a return visit on a separate occasion.at additional cost. They do wonderful work to save wildlife.

Date of experience: January 2019
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CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thank you for the review! We hope to see you for the Wildlife Walk hospital tour (offered Monday-Friday) in the near future! Thanks, CROW

Reviewed January 5, 2019

They do great work and should surely get a little more funding for what they do as you can rely on them for help if needed with a wounded or sick animal.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! As we are a 501(c)(3), we do not receive any federal, state or local funding and rely on donations from the public to help us continue to provide the great service we do! Helping us spread the word...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Last year we visited and heard the talk. Hospital tour was sold out. Last month, I called and booked the hospital tour. Listened to a talk about Owls. Great! The hospital tour was very interesting. So glad we did this. Thanks to the Clinic for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teach1977
CROW C, Guest Relations Manager at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting with us! We are glad you were able to participate in the tour program this year! We look forward to seeing you again next year for another one of our presentations! Thanks, CROW

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freespiritedone
April 17, 2018|
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Response from CROW C | Property representative |
Due to the nature of our work, domestic animals are not permitted on the hospital grounds or to attend Wildlife Walk hospital tours.
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Диана К
June 5, 2017|
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Response from CROW C | Property representative |
Yes, we are stroller friendly! Our Visitor Education Center is a stilted building, however we have an elevator for strollers and any others who might be in need of its use.
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