The Hellenic Wildlife Care Association, H.W.C.A. (ANIMA) is a non-profit association with its main activity being the nursing and rehabilitation of wild animals in their natural environment. It was established in 2005, today being the largest and most prominent organization in Greece for wildlife care and rehabilitation. Each year ANIMA treats about 8,000 wild animals, many of which are rare or endangered, responds to thousands of citizens for issues concerning wildlife, collaborates with authorities, NGOs and stakeholders to address threats to wildlife, and mobilizes hundreds of volunteers. The number of incidents arriving at the organization's First Aid Station is increasing rapidly every year. In 2021, the admissions reached 8,300, and are increased by more than 30% compared to 2020.