Our permanent residents cannot be released into the wild and must remain at our center for the rest of their natural lives. Some of them have life spans of over 60 years, such as our national symbol, the bald eagle! You, the adopter, are these animals’ lifeline. Your adoption of one of these rare animals will help support your “Wild Child” by providing necessary food and shelter. Please visit our resident animals page to meet our educational ambassadors and read their stories.