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Get your copy today of Trouper: The True Adventures of a Blind Raccoon – The Beginning, signed by Trouper himself! While Supplies Last!

The amazing story of Trouper the Blind Raccoon in his fight for survival and lessons learned along the way make a great story for children and adults alike! You will be taken on the journey of a lifetime of a raccoon with a mission to tell the world to be kind, to be respectful and to love. This is a story you will want your children and grandchildren to learn. Great book for teachers and wildlife educators, too! Signed copies with Trouper’s handprint are limited. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
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Respect All Living Things

WEP’s mission is to Respect All Living Things, which includes every living and breathing part of our surrounding world. We can no longer take for granted the beauty around us. We must respect it and protect it.

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Educate Future Leaders

Through the power of education, WEP is creating a generation of future leaders who are empowered to create change in the world by taking responsibility for it.

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Protect our Wildlife

WEP believes in the protection of our most valued natural assets. We do this though education and engagement. You can help too by getting involved today.

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Wildlife Education Project, Inc. is an IRS approved 501(c)3 charitable organization.  Your donation will be dedicated to educational programs that empower future generations to Respect, Educate, and Protect our wildlife.

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Meet Trouper

WEP’s Animal Ambassador and the Inspiration of the WEP

Trouper the Blind Raccoon is the official Wildlife Ambassador of the Wildlife Education Project. Trouper is a federally licensed wildlife ambassador who makes educational appearances throughout the state of Florida and is the subject of educational materials to remind us to Respect All Living Things.

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Trouper’s national television debut on Nat Geo WILD’s “Unlikely Animal Friends”
Trouper, along with his caregiver Dorothy “Dot” Lee, will appear in an episode of “Unlikely Animal Friends” on Saturday, May 21 at 8/7c PM on Nat Geo WILD, where their unusual relationship will be highlighted.

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WEP offers educational programs to public and private schools in Southwest Florida. Summer camp and after-school sessions also are available to and in collaboration with schools, churches, libraries, nursing homes and senior living facilities, rehabilitation clinics, community events, and more. Learn more about our programs for:

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