Monthly Archives: July 2016

Fossil Rim makes hay to benefit array of animals

When people visit Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, it is a near certainty they will see an animal eating hay at some point. Odds are most people never wondered where that hay came from. As it turns out, a lot of planning, care and old-fashioned hard work went into the mouthful that white rhino is enjoying. […]

From Georgia to Fossil Rim: A future vet’s tale

As she geared up to head down her career path, Joyce Huang decided some practical experience at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center was just what this future doctor ordered. Born in suburban Atlanta, Huang is set to graduate in 2017 from the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She was at Fossil Rim from May […]

Hoofstock curator provides herd updates

Adam Eyres, Fossil Rim hoofstock curator, recently updated staff members on the wildlife center’s various species. There was no shortage of highlights. In the Front Pasture, he addressed wildebeest and scimitar-horned oryx. After 16 wildebeest calves were born in 2015, there have been 16 born this year. Eyres will keep watch to see when/if the […]