Monthly Archives: February 2017

Fossil Rim to debut new website

As Fossil Rim Wildlife Center continues to strive for improvements to its facilities and roads, among other things, its online presence will be following suit in the coming days. The website address will remain, but the presentation has undergone a full makeover. “Primarily, we wanted to sell tickets online – for admission, booking a […]

Texas trip pays off for future vet

Nicole Brooks is no stranger to traveling, and her winter trip to Texas may very well kick-start her professional career. Brooks was the veterinary preceptee at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center from Jan. 1 until Feb. 10. Born in Massachusetts and raised in Florida and Rhode Island, Brooks has lived in several other states, as well. […]

Fossil Rim aids addra gazelle conservation

Conservation of wildlife requires an understanding of animal social organization. Investigating this for the addra gazelle is particularly important, both because the large numbers of this critically endangered species kept in Texas are a safeguard against extinction and because reintroduction efforts to bolster the vanishing wild populations in Africa will draw from captive stock. When […]