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November 21 - December 31
November 24, 2015 – WCS released today camera trap video of rarely seen Amur tigers from Russia’s Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve.
November 25, 2015 – WCS scientists conducting a large-scale survey of whales and dolphins along the Tanzanian coast have unintentionally revealed the extent of a major marine threat: blast fishing, a highly destructive fishing method using explosives to catch fish.
WCS (Wildlife conservation Society) announced today that Irma Hermawati and Musir Riswan of WCS’s Indonesia Program have both been honored with a Conservation Hero Award from the Disney Conservation Fund. The award recognizes local citizens for their efforts to protect wildlife and wild places and engage communities in conservation.
(Bengaluru, India – November 23, 2015): In a novel study that relied on newspaper reports of “leopard conflict incidents,” scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society's India Program and Centre for Wildlife Studies carried out the first-ever regional scale assessment of leopard populations in human-use areas in Karnataka.
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Nov. 23, 2015 – Two red panda cubs (Ailurus fulgens styani), one male and one female,were born at the WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo this summer and have made their public debut.
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The above photo shows a cownose ray gracefully gliding through its Glover’s Reef habitat at the New York Aquarium. Rays such as this one will be among the 115 species of sharks, skates, rays and other fish that will live in Ocean Wonders: Sharks! Other kinds of elasmobranchs – cartilaginous fish with several rows of teeth – that will be on exhibit include sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks, nurse sharks, and roughtail rays. Photo: Barbara Russo © WCS
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