Sanctuary Guide

Amazon Parrot

Amazon Parrot

Parrots are one of many highly intelligent species of birds who grace the world. Amazon parrots can live for over 50 years, which is one of countless reasons why they Read More

Red-Tailed Hawk

Red-Tailed Hawk

The red-tailed hawk is the most commonly seen hawk in North America. Red-tailed hawks have a high-pitched call that has often been used by the movie industry in films depicting Read More

Kestrel

Kestrel

The American kestrel is the smallest falcon in North America. Weighing only a few ounces, a small kestrel tips the scale about the same as 34 pennies. Kestrels can see Read More

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl

The flattened facial disk of the great horned owl funnels sound to the bird’s ears, which magnify it as much as ten times to help the bird hear noises humans Read More

“Hawks, owls and vultures all find help and care at WRR. We do everything in our power to restore their ability to fly. If they cannot be set free, we provide them with permanent care in a natural, quiet and lush setting. They are not used in ‘educational’ programs as, like all wild animals, they prefer to be left alone.”

Raptors

Raptors

Raptors are birds of prey with very keen vision and sharp, curved talons and beaks. Some species are diurnal and others nocturnal. “Raptor” is derived from the Latin word “rapere” Read More

“Cougars receive no protection in the wilds of Texas. They are exploited by the wild animal ‘pet’ trade and in roadside zoos. By the time they are rescued by WRR they have usually been declawed and even defanged and cannot be set free. They live on 4.5 acres in peace at the WRR sanctuary.”

Lemur

Lemur

Piglet

Piglet

Piglet

Chicken & Ducklings

Chicken & Ducklings

Chicken & Ducklings

African Crested Porcupine

African Crested Porcupine

North American Porcupine

North American Porcupine

North American Porcupine

Sheep

Sheep

Red Bat

Red Bat

Red Bat

Rescued bat at WRR.

Rooster

Rooster

Rooster