Wildlife Rescue Center

A 501 (C)(3) Non-Profit Organization Since 1984

Have you found an orphaned/injured animal?                          

Birds of Prey-

Anne Mathis…..919-776-4596

(Federal and State Permits)

Anne is currently unable to capture/transport raptors outside of Lee County. If you have an injured/orphaned raptor and are able to transport it to Sanford, she will be glad to assist you. Thank you! 


David Horak....910-638-9192 

(Transport/ David is available Monday-Friday from 5 p.m.-8 a.m. and on the weekends)  

Volunteers with the WRC DO NOT rehab homing pigeons! If you have found a homing pigeon, please visit the following website to learn more about how you can help the pigeon. Thank you!

Volunteers with the WRC are not able to assist with rehoming any exotic pets at this time. Thank you!


For other wildlife, please contact the following!

Members of the Wildlife Rescue Center are not allowed to rehabilitate black bear, deer, raccoons, bats, skunks or foxes. For these species, please contact your local wildlife officer.

The wildlife officer for Lee County is Darryl Southern....336-553-8289.

For assistance with SONGBIRDS, please contact the Rehabilitation Center at the Asheboro Zoo….336-879-7644. 

For assistance with WATERFOWL, please contact Jennifer Gordon at Carolina Waterfowl Rescue….704-668-9486

For assistance with TURTLES, please contact the NCSU Turtle Rescue Team....919-982-5923

For assistance with ANY OTHER WILDLIFE not listed here, please contact the Rehabilitation Center at the Asheboro Zoo....336-879-7644

Other WRC contact information

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2113 Sanford, NC 27331

Email Address: wildliferescuecenterofsanford@gmail.com

(Please DO NOT email us if you have found injured/orphaned wildlife, call one of the licensed rehabilitators above, Thank you!)

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