- Associated Press - Thursday, December 24, 2015

AWENDAW, S.C. (AP) - Facts about the Center for Birds of prey, which in 2016 marks a quarter-century operating on the South Carolina coast:

12: The number of paid staffers at the center, four of whom are part-time.

80: The number of volunteers who work at the center.

152: The number of acres at the center’s site off U.S. 17 in Awendaw.

1991: The year the center organized as a nonprofit.

7,000: The number of raptors treated and released into the wild by the center during its history.

16,000: The number of hours volunteers work for the center each year.

18,000: The number of school students who saw demonstrations by center staffers during the past year.

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