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A crested caracara recovers from a gunshot wound at Save Our Seabirds /HERALD-TRIBUNE ARCHIVES

For a measly five bucks, you can stroll along Save Our Seabirds’ shaded boardwalk and observe about 250 birds consisting of more than 30 species while also experiencing the Sarasota Wildlife Art Festival and Symposium, which benefits the Rotary Club of Sarasota Foundation and Save Our Seabirds. The event features a juried exhibition of wildlife-themed paintings, sculptures, photographs, and other art, along with speakers discussing wildlife and environmental education topics. Festival attendees receive free admission to Save our Seabirds, which rescues and rehabilitates injured birds, and $5 off admission to nearby Mote Aquarium.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Save Our Seabirds, 1708 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota; $5 for adults, children ages 12 and younger free; 388-3010; sarasotawildlifefest.com.

Last modified: March 6, 2014
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