01 Jun '12, 6pm

Green Blog: A Wildlife Rescue Center for New York City

Since 2001, over 7,000 feathered and furry vagrants have passed through a cramped apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, with screaming babies stacked above solemn old-timers and sprightly young fellows whistling aside the gravely ill. But as my colleagues Kelly Slivka and Kate Yandell report in this video, this eclectic menagerie, known as the Wild Bird Fund , has now secured a 1,300-square-foot independent space that opens on Saturday on Columbus Avenue. “We’re trying to help make a difference, to at least have some place that kind-hearted New Yorkers can come to bring those animals when they are in distress — and they are very much in distress,” said Rita McMahon, the founder of the Wild Bird Fund and the owner of the apartment that housed ailing animals. Until now, Ms. McMahon explained, New York City was the only major metropolis in the country without a wildlife r...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/01/a-wildlife-resc...

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