Monthly Archives: November 2016

Black-footed cat procedure boosts future of species

A very small animal was at the center of attention in Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s animal health clinic the morning of Nov. 21, and it was a very big deal. Fossil Rim’s male black-footed cat, “Morgan,” was the subject of an electroejaculation procedure performed by reproductive specialists visiting from the Cincinnati Zoo. “The main project […]

Artists step up to support Fossil Rim

If you enjoy artwork, wine and supporting animals, there is only one place to be from 5-8 p.m. on Dec. 3. Sip, Savor & Support – an open house and art show – will feature artists William Hall, Cynthia James, Alton Langford, Caden Schinagel, Thomas Shea and Elise Techentine. “We are very excited to have […]

McLachlan makes her dream job a reality

Sometimes, first time is the charm. For Rebecca McLachlan, she knew what she wanted to do after studying wildlife management and conservation at Humboldt State University in California. As it turned out, keeping her eyes open for opportunity panned out sooner rather than later. “This is my dream job,” said the hoofstock animal care specialist […]

Wish kids go wild at Fossil Rim

The sky may have been dreary above Fossil Rim on Nov. 5, but the forecast definitely called for fun. Brave youngsters from a Wish with Wings and Ronald McDonald House Charities were on the scene to embrace amusement and put aside their medical battles, if only for a day. Between the children and their families, […]

Spooktacular scares up important funds

At Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, it is always a goal to go bigger and better than ever with recurring events. Mission accomplished at the Fifth Annual Children’s Animal Center (CAC) Halloween Spooktacular Extravaganza, according to event creator Amber Wiedeman after the Oct. 29 festivities. “It went great – even better than last year,” she exclaimed. […]