Dear wildlife friend: Thank you for helping this animal find his/her way to proper care; we appreciate your concern. CROW is licensed by the state of Florida and the US Fish and Wildlife Service to care for sick and injured, and orphaned wildlife. They are private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that does not receive and state or federal funding. They depend entirely upon public support for patient care. There is never any fee or obligation for our services. If you wish to donate and lend assistance, please visit their site at www.crowclinic.org.