About us

What is The Raptor Center?

Entrance to The Raptor CenterEstablished in 1974 as part of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, The Raptor Center sees around 1,000 sick and injured raptors each year in our clinic, while helping to identify emerging environmental issues related to raptor health and populations.

An internationally renowned education facility, The Raptor Center trains veterinary students and veterinarians from around the world to become future leaders in raptor medicine and conservation.

In addition, The Raptor Center reaches over 100,000 people annually through its unique public education programs and events.

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The Raptor Center depends on public support for 60% of our annual budget.

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