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What makes a raptor - Part 1, hooked beaks

Raptors have a combination of unique features, including a hooked, sharp beak. Beaks help a raptor eat, preen, and even FLY!

A pillar to our community

The Raptor Center (TRC) remembers the legacy of Paul Verret, longtime supporter and friend who recently passed.

Outdoor Investigations in the STEM Classroom

Funded by the Cargill Foundation, OISC aims to bringing a STEM-based curriculum, Raptor Lab, into classrooms in underserved communities in Minneapolis, its northern and western suburbs, and St. Paul.

Reaching new heights

Virtual programs take flight

Celebrity rehab, The Raptor Center style

In late July, a little “stardust” settled on the clinic as a celebrity made a visit. His name? Orton, the male breeding peregrine falcon from Rochester, Minnesota.

A basic need

Nutrition’s fundamental role in raptor rehabilitation

Images worth 1,000 words

Perhaps the most important piece of equipment you will find in The Raptor Center clinic is a radiograph machine.

Rising to the challenge

The difficulties of COVID-19 are everywhere. One of our dedicated teams rose to meet these challenges while fulfilling our mission of rehabilitation, education, and research.

Raptor Spotlight: Scout

Scout is from Oregon where he was taken illegally from the wild. Once discovered, authorities took Scout and placed him with a rehabilitator who assessed his health and his ability to survive in the wild.