provided to The Santiva Chronicle
Join the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife at the Tipsy Turtle Restaurant and Back Bar from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 1 for a family friendly night of amazing food in support of native and migratory wildlife.
The night, themed as “Tipsy Tortoise” night, will feature CROW’s Animal Ambassador Biscuit, the gopher tortoise. Biscuit will be out to meet and greet with patrons while CROW’s education staff shares fun facts and information about this keystone species. While diners learn more about wildlife rehabilitation and native wildlife, Tipsy Turtle is also donating a very generous 50 percent of food and beverages purchased that evening to help wildlife recovering in CROW’s hospital.
The “wild” nights at Tipsy Turtle, located at 1223 Periwinkle Way, will continue to take place the first Tuesday each month. A different Animal Ambassador will be in attendance for each event. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CROW relies on donations from the community, funds raised through events, admission to its Visitor Education Center and foundational grants to treat thousands of animals admitted to its hospital each year.
Want to learn more about CROW? Check out its Visitor Education Center located at 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road. The Center is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information can be found online at www.CROWClinic.org.
About Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife
Established in 1968, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is a teaching hospital saving the sick, injured and orphaned native and migratory wildlife of Southwest Florida and beyond. Through state-of-the-art veterinary care, public education programs and an engaging visitor center, CROW works to improve the health of the environment, humans and our animals through wildlife medicine. For more information, or to plan your visit, go to www.crowclinic.org. If you find an animal that is in need of help, call (239) 472-3644 ext. #222.