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Rare white raven still recovering at Vancouver Island wildlife centre

Nanaimo News Bulletin

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Jul. 17, 2021 12:00 p.m.

The health of a juvenile white raven currently under the care of the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre continues to improve.

“The raven is progressing quite well,” said animal care technician Derek Downes. “It has finished his second course of antibiotics and responded fantastic to them. All the infections have cleared up at this time.”

The rare white bird was turned in to the centre in late May and was in rough shape. Due to their compromised immune systems, white ravens typically don’t do very well and survival chances have been slim.

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