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Whale shark expert Dr. Rachel Graham presented with award by HRH Princess Anne One of World’s Most Prestigious Conservation Awards    NEW YORK (May 13, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society is pleased to announce that WCS shark conservationist, Rachel Graham, is this year’s winner of one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for grassroots nature co...
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Congressmen George Miller (D-CA) and Pedro Pierluisi (D-PR) Step Up as Lead Sponsors Legislation Would Reauthorize U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Programs that Protect Threatened Species Abroad WASHINGTON, D.C.  (May 11, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society applauded the introduction of H.R. 1760, the Great Ape Conserva...
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Take the Bronx Zoo’s Mother’s Day Quiz and Find Out NEW YORK – May, 6, 2011 – So what’s all the hoopla about tiger moms? Maybe you are one; maybe you know one. Or perhaps she is more of a sea turtle  mom – hands-off and relaxed. Whatever her maternal style, the mother in your life probably has a match in the animal kingdom. Take the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo’s newly released online Mother’s day quiz and find out at: ww...
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2, 2010) – The U.S. Senate is poised to eliminate funding for the U.S. Forest Service Office of International Programs (FSIP) within the Fiscal Year 2011 Continuing Resolution. The program, which represents less than one-tenth of one percent of the federal budget, protects U.S. timber markets from the flow of illegal logging abroad and works with China and Russia to address such invasive species as Emerald Ash Borer and the Asian Gypsy moth, both of which threaten million...
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Forgot to Get a Valentine's Day Gift? Fell in Love During the Weekend?You Can Still Give a Gift That Lasts Forever Name a Roach In Honor of Your ValentineOffer Expires 6AM. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 15 Bronx, NY – Feb. 13, 2011 Roses: $200 Chocolates: $50 Roach: $10 The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo can rescue you during these few remaining hours if you have forgotten your Valentine. If you need a last minute gift, go to www.bronxzoo.com and name a Madagascar hissing cockroach after your...
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America’s national bird to make its home in the Bronx Recovery of bald eagle population a true conservation success story Bronx, N.Y. – February 11, 2011 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo has adopted two rescued bald eagles found injured in Wyoming. Both eagles had sustained injuries making them unable to fly and survive in the wild. They were taken by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and relocated to the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in the New Jersey Pi...
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WCS Scientist Dr. Joel Berger Discusses Preliminary Study Results on the Persistence of Musk Oxen NEW YORK (December 22, 2010) –Reindeer, also known as caribou in North America, may be flying high on the radar this time of year, but they’re not getting all of the attention. In a recent talk given at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Center for Global Conservation, WCS Conservationist Dr. Joel Berger discussed his latest findings on musk oxen persistence in Alaska. The focus of the...
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Despite its low profile, the musk ox has persisted through the Pleistocene exinctions, outlasting the woolly mammoth and other prehistoric mammals. WCS Senior Scientist Joel Berger studies America’s least known large mammal and its unusual survival tactics.

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