Wildlife In Need Center's 2017 Admissions

Top 10 Mammals Total
Eastern Cottontail 681
Virginia Opossum  228
 Raccon 198
Eastern Gray Squirrel 190
White-footed Mouse 89
Red Squirrel 38
Eastern Chipmunk 37
13-lined Ground Squirrel 26
Big Brown Bat 15
Woodchuck 15
Top 10 Birds Total
 American Robin 217
 Mallard 197
 Mourning Dove 71
 House Sparrow 68
 American Goldfinch 60
 Wood Duck 59
 European Starling 52
 House Finch 49
 Barn Swallow 48
 Canada Goose 43
Top 10 Herps Total
 Common Snapping Turtle 119
 Western Painted Turtle 88
 Midland Painted Turtle 14
 American Toad 8
 Blue-Spotted Salamander 5
 Eastern Tiger Salamander 5
 Eastern Gray Treefrog 4
 Blanding’s Turtle 3
 Common Musk Turtle 2
 Bullfrog 2

 

Top 10 Cities Total
Waukesha 540
Oconomowoc 393
Brookfield 228
Watertown 162
New Berlin 156
Pewaukee 137
Hartland 129
Dousman 112
Mukwonago 103
Delafield 95

 

Animals Admitted By Month
Month Total
 January 30
February 21
March 49
April 260
May 775
 June 723
July 509
August 503
September 220
October 113
November 42
December 35

 

2017 Admissions totaled 3,180 animals representing 140 species from 125 cities in 24 counties

  • 1435 birds of 94 species
  • 259 herps of 19 species
  • 1586 mammals of 27 species

Total Patient Days: 58,900
Education Programs Presented: 166
People Reached at Education Programs: 11,044
Volunteer Hours: 23,788.65

Busiest Day in 2017: June 6, 2017  109 Patients Admitted

Common Snapping Turtle 76
Western Painted Turtle 9
American Robin 6
Canada Goose 4
Eastern Cottontail 4
Raccoon 3
Common Grackle 1
Chipping Sparrow 1
13-lined Ground Squirrel 1
Eastern Chipmunk 1
Great Horned Owl 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Rock Pigeon 1