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Police and fire departments, animal control rescue coyote trapped in grille of car that struck him in Waukegan

The police and fire departments along with animal control rescued a young coyote who was injured and trapped in the grille of a car that struck him in Waukegan. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, a non-profit based in Barrington, said the incident happened just before 10 p.m. Monday. A car struck a coyote in Waukegan and […]

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‘One of the most amazing rescues’: Tree service successfully rescues goose stuck in tree in Deer Park

A tree service company worked to rescue an injured Canada Goose who was dangling from a tree approximately 40 feet in the air in Deer Park Saturday morning. The Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation said homeowners called the fire department Friday evening about a goose that was stuck in a tree on their property. The fire […]

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Lake County Animal Control rescues injured, sick hawk and transports to wildlife center

An injured and sick hawk, who is estimated to be nearly 15 years old, was rescued by Lake County Animal Control and is receiving care at a wildlife rehabilitation center. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation said on Sunday that they were contacted by Lake County Animal Control. The organization is a licensed non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center […]

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Owl rescued by police after being struck by car, suffering injuries in Bannockburn

Wildlife rehabilitation officials are hopeful an owl will make a full recovery after he was struck by a vehicle and injured in Bannockburn overnight. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation that they were contacted early Saturday morning about the incident. The organization is a licensed non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center based in Barrington that cares for injured and […]

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Wildlife center treating opossum found injured after falling in window well of home in Lake County

A wildlife care organization is treating an opossum who was rescued after being found injured and trapped in a window well by a resident in Lake County. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation said on Monday that they were contacted by Lake County Animal Control. The organization is a licensed non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center based in Barrington […]

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Police seek public’s help in locating owners of injured ducks found along Route 120 in Lakemoor

Police say they are seeking the public’s help in locating the owners of two ducks, who are possibly injured, found along Route 120 in Lakemoor Friday morning. The Lakemoor Police Department said they received a call about an injured duck on Route 120. Officers responded and located two ducks near Sweet Melissa’s Pizza and Pub, […]

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Chicken finds her forever home on Thanksgiving after being rescued by police in Lake Zurich

A local wildlife rescue organization said a hen who was recently rescued by police in a strip mall parking lot in Lake Zurich has gone to her forever home on Thanksgiving. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation said Thursday that they were contacted in late October regarding a chicken found wandering in Lake Zurich. The organization is […]

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Wildlife rehab organization aids deer that became stuck in extremely cold pool for almost a day in Lake Barrington

A non-profit organization says a deer is improving after she became stuck in a pool with extremely cold water for almost an entire day in Lake Barrington Sunday. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation said Monday that they were contacted Sunday evening regarding a deer that had fallen into a covered swimming pool filled with water. The […]