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Wildlife Medical Center

Culture & Tourism > Nakdong Estuary Eco Center > Wildlife Medical Center
Current Situation
  • Address: #1240 Nakdongnam-ro (#1207-2 Handan-dong), Saha-gu
  • Size: 1 story 881㎡ building
    • 454㎡ Surgery and Treatment Building, 427㎡ Mammal and Bird Shed
    • Medical equipment: 48 items, including inhalation anesthesia apparatus,
      biochemistry analysis apparatus, X-ray camera.
Purpose of establishment
  • Maintenance of a healthy ecosytem through systematic, expert treatment,
    followed by rehabilitation and release of wildlife in Busan
  • Operation of animal-centered education program by the Nakdong River
    Estuary Eco Center, and enhancement of citizen's awareness of ecology protection.
Major function

Systematic treatment and rehabilitation of wild animals
Prompt treatment and rehabilitation of wildlife suffering from disease, medicinal poisoning and external injuries
Treatment of injured wildlife followed by rehabilitative training to prepare animals for a return to nature

Establishment of networks for the treatment of wild animals
Establishment of network between Treatment Centers 1 and 2, and Wildlife Medical Ceners in other cities and provinces
Establishment of a prompt support system through emergency rescues by related institutions
Support for education of wildlife experts at the borough/country level through exchange of educational content on wildlife

Investigation and research into disease and the collection of genetic resources and preservation resources of wildlife
Promotion of preventive meacures by investigation into common diseases and epidemiological survey of wildlife
Support for the collection of genetic resources and the preservation of wildlife through the exchange of information on national genetic resources

Looking around

Treatment room
  • Treatment and medical room: basic physiological tests, diagnosis and emergency treatment room for wildlife
Treatment and medical room photo Treatment and medical room photo
  • Surgery: for treating fractures of injured wildlife
Surgery photo Surgery photo
Patients room
  • Ward: housing animals recovering from surgery
Ward photo Ward photo
Safe havens
  • Bird moorings: for outdoor rehabilitation for rapacious birds, as well as medium and small-sized birds and aquatic birds
Bird moorings photo Bird moorings photo
  • Mammal moorings: outdoor rehabilitative space for racoons and elks
Mammal moorings photo Mammal moorings photo
  • Protective area: safe area for wildlife which cannot easily be returned to their natural habitat
Protective area photo Protective area photo
Education
  • Education room: Space for ecology education, like the process of how to return injured wildlife to nature
Education room photo Education room photo