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April 29 - Bison: A Symbol of Hope - That We Can Save Species Facing Extinction

Members of the U.S. House and Senate took a key step this week to declare the American bison the U.S. National Mammal. It will join the bald eagle as a symbol of America, our past, present and future.

April 29 - WCS Praises Kenya for Massive Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn Burn Scheduled for Saturday, April 30

When the Kenya burn is over and the smoke clears, WCS is hopeful the world will be even more galvanized in its resolve to end the trafficking crisis that is wiping out Africa’s mighty elephants and rhinos.

April 27 - The American Bison: Bringing People Together and Bridging the Political Divide

These days it appears that there are few things that bring Democrats and Republicans together, especially during a contentious presidential election year. So when members of both parties in the House and the Senate came together this week in support of making the American bison our National Mammal it came as a surprise to some.


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The Wonders of the WCS NY Aquarium: An Ongoing Picture Blog

April 29, 2016

Ocean Wonders: Sharks! will be an architectural masterpiece both inside and out. The above picture shows the building's dome room under construction. When complete, a beautiful metal mobile featuring shark silhouettes will hang from the room's ceiling. Photo: Ray Davis

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