"Zolushka," an orphaned tiger cub, rehabilitated and released into the wilds of the Russian Far East, has cubs
FROM THE FIELD
FROM THE BRONX ZOO
In Long Island's Great South Bay
Possibly the longest lasting Valentine Ever!
BRONX, NEW YORK – Feb 8, 2016 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Archives has received a grant from the New York State Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Research Materials to rehouse photographic negatives dating back to the founding of the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium. The $16,674 grant will enable WCS to rehouse glass plate and film negatives that would otherwise be susceptible to damage and deterioration. The images, dating from the Bronx Zoo’s founding in 1899 through approximately 1930, will be cleaned and properly rehoused for long-term preservation. Although the entire collection requires rehousing, this project focuses on the first 12,000 negatives in the collection of more than 70,000. Link to Archive Photos
February 5, 2016 – A new study by University of Queensland and WCS shows a dramatic global mismatch between nations producing the most greenhouse gases and the ones most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
New York – Feb. 4, 2016 – Attached video: Lunar New Year is Monday, Feb. 8, and 2016 will be the Year of the Monkey. WCS’s four zoos in New York City are ready to celebrate. These are just a few of the many monkey species to visit at WCS’s Bronx Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Central Park Zoo.
NEW YORK – Feb 3, 2016 – Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and there is one last minute gift that will last forever. WCS’s Bronx Zoo has brought back the Name-a-Roach – a light-hearted way to make sure your loved one knows your feelings will last a lifetime. Seal it with a ‘hiss’ at www.bronxzoo.com/roach
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Jan. 28, 2016 – WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium has announced a new line-up of educational programs for the spring/summer season. The new offerings are a part of the ongoing transformation of the New York Aquarium and the future opening of Ocean Wonders: Sharks! exhibit.
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As visitors exit the 8-foot wide, 40-foot long Coral Reef Tunnel, they enter the Coral Reef Rotunda, pictured here, which will focus on the important role of sharks in keeping coral reefs healthy. Photo: Muni Abdullah© WCS
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