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Good News LA: Wildlife Hospital (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-03-22

Duration: 00:05:18

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Wildlife | Nature


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Mitchell, Mark Interviewee


This segment from the March 22, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the work of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana, the only wildlife hospital in the state that provides care to injured animals free of charge. LeBlanc tours the hospital with Dr. Mark Mitchell, the hospital’s director. She also shares the hospital’s success stories, including the recent release of a bald eagle. This segment is a part of the “Good News Louisiana” series.