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The Weinberg Nature Center's Animal Friends

The Weinberg Nature Center is presently home to more more than 40 animal friends, including:

  • 3 chinchillas

  • 1 rabbit

  • 3 guinea pigs

  • 3 toads

  • 1 quail

  • 1 domesticated rat

  • 3 snakes

  • 7 geckos

  • 2 tarantulas

  • 5 turtles

  • 1 scorpion

  • 1 helix snail

  • 1terrestrial crab

    2 green-faced conures

  • 2 bearded dragons

  • 25 Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

  • 1 blue tongue skink

  • 20 stick bugs

  • 1 Solomon Is Centipede

  • 3 frogs and 1 cane toad

  • 5 pigeon-dove

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Neighbors: We have close animal transients, like Henrietta and Tommy, two wild turkeys who often visit the Nature Center with a handful of poults (baby turkeys!).

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Did you know?: 90% of the squirrel population at this wildlife sanctuary has either been orphaned or injured and successfully completed rehabilitation
with Maura Mandrano (licensed).

If you spot an injured animal, let Weinberg Staff know right away.

Contact: Maura Mandrano, Widlife Rehabilitator/Educator
mmandrano@scarsdale.com  
914-722-1289 (office)

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