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Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center receives baby mallard found in Salem

It was found hanging from a vine 15 feet in the air

SALEM, Va. – The Southwest Virginia Wildlist Center of Roanoke took a quack at saving one adorable baby mallard’s life.

The wildlife center received the baby mallard duck over the past weekend after it was found in Salem.

It was found hanging from a vine 15 feet up in the air over a body of water along the Greenway.

Officials said an animal control officer climbed the tree and shook it loose while Salem Police Officer caught it with a net.


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Nicole Del Rosario joined WSLS 10 in August 2020.