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December 5 - Poaching’s Bloody Human Toll

WCS's Joe Walston argues that governments and conservation groups must do more to provide wildlife rangers with the resources they need to protect what’s left of the planet’s wild heritage.

December 4 - A Spot in the Shadows

WCS India's Vidya Athreya argues that in the violent images of the man-leopard conflict that we read and see, lost is the essential character of the wild animal that just wants to be left alone.

December 1 - Awareness of the Ivory Crisis is Taking Shape

Guinness World Records recently certified that 78,564 origami elephants mounted at the Bronx Zoo a new record - doubling the previous high and raising awareness of the elephant poaching crisis.


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

October 28, 2016

Work on Ocean Wonders: Sharks! continues to move along. Crews are working on prepping the building’s precast panels to receive the framework for the future Shimmer Wall that will span 1,100 feet and wrap the outside of the building with 30,000 movable aluminum tiles.
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

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