Whether you view Cottontail Rabbits as an adorable wild creature or a nuisance to your landscaping, everyone can agree that there are thousands of them in San Diego. Cottontail babies, like this one, are born three times a year and raised in a barely-there manner. Mother rabbits do not stay in the nest but instead run into the burrow and stand over the babies while they feed on their backs just twice a day. If you find a nest of baby rabbits, leave them alone as mom is probably near-by but you will never see her!

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Come visit us at the following community events:

Tecolote Nature Center Earth Day Event
Wednesday, April 19th from 1:30-3:00pm
5180 Tecolote rd, San Diego Ca 92110

Temecula Earth Day Fair
Saturday April 22nd from 9-3:30
28721 Front st, Old Town Temecula Ca 92590

Torrey Pines Earth Day event
Saturday April 22nd from 9-1pm
Torrey Pines Nature Reserve

Peninsula Family YMCA event
Saturday April 29th from 10-1pm
4390 Valeta st, San Diego Ca 92107

The Water Conservation Garden, Spring Butterfly and Garden festival
Saturday April 29th from 9-1pm
12122 Cuyamaca college dr, El Cajon Ca 92019

Wake Up With Wildlife
Saturday, May 13th from 9:30 - 11am
San Diego Humane Society's San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines St., San Diego, CA 92110

Wildlife Painting Class
Ongoing - Various Dates Available
Paint Your Favorite Wild Animal with LoveJoy Creations. A portion of the proceeds goes back to Project Wildlife!

Click here for dates/times and locations!!

Project Wildlife Lectures:

Lecture topics focus on local wildlife species and promote wildlife conservation by teaching the community about the beauty and value of our wildlife here in San Diego. Lectures take place the first Saturday of the month from 9:30-11:00am at San Diego Humane Society's San Diego Campus, 5500 Gaines Street.

See Our Upcoming Lectures Here

Care Center

Wildlife Care Center
Custer Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Directions & Map
Open 7 days a week
(except Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day)
Staff/Volunteer hours: 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Drop-off area is open 24/7.

Outside of San Diego County?
If you are outside of our geographical area, please visit the emergency page of Wildlife International or contact your local Department of Animal Control or state Fish and Game office.

Wish List

Wish List

A donation from our wish list is a great way to support our efforts and help San Diego wildlife.