Ray was transferred from Avian Haven, a rehab center in Maine, for permanent placement. He had fractures in the right wing and was imprinted. He was fed an improper diet by the finder and developed metabolic bone disease. A proper diet was offered to correct the metabolic bone disease, however the bird had become too acclimated to people and is not releasable.
Ravens are an incredibly intelligent species, with intellect that is on par with great apes. They are becoming more and more common in New Jersey.