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To be precise, 5,707 romantics named a Madagascar hissing cockroach on behalf of their loved ones for Valentine's Day, raising a collective $57,070 to save wildlife and wild places around the world.
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WCS Bronx Zoo V-Roach Spreads a Lot of Love If You Didn't Get Roached This Year, There Is Always Valentine's Day 2012 Bronx, NY –  Feb. 15, 2011 – More than 5,700 romantics sealed Valentine's Day with a hiss. All 5,707 of those romantics named a Madagascar hissing cockroach after a beloved for Valentine's Day, sending a clear message to their sweethearts. Of course, we hope that message was clearly filled with love. “The WCS Bronx Zoo roach spread a lot of lo...
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You Can Still Name a V-Roach After a Loved One Until Tuesday, Feb. 15, 6 a.m. EST Bronx, New York – Feb. 14, 2011 – More than 4,000 romantics have already named a Madagascar hissing cockroach after a beloved for Valentine's Day, sending a clear message to their sweethearts that their love will last forever – just like a roach. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, with more than 58,000 of these roaches living in its Madagascar! exhibit,...
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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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Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo Announces One-of-a-Kind Gift Zoo houses thousands hissing cockroaches in its Madagascar exhibit   NEW YORK (February 9, 2011) – Forget diamonds, roses, or chocolates.  The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo announced today a light-hearted, one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day gift: naming one of the zoo’s famous Madagascar hissing cockroaches after a loved one, sweetheart, mother...
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3rd Annual 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Registration is now open at www.wcs.runforthewild.orgJanuary registrants receive $5 early-bird discountSaturday, April 30, 2011 Bronx, N.Y. – January 13, 2011 – Calling all runners, walkers, and athletic hopefuls – it’s time to lace-up your running shoes to prepare for New York City’s wildest race: The Wildlife Conservation Society’s third annual Run for the Wild at WCS’s Bronx Zoo.  This year’s 5k-run/walk takes place on Sat...
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Family Overnights return after another sold-out year Zoo camps offer options for children ages 5–17 years old Register here: http://www.bronxzoo.com/classes-and-programs.aspx Bronx, N.Y. – January 12, 2011 –The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is now accepting summer camp registrations for the 2011 season. Zoo camps offer a variety of animal-themed programs for children ages 5 to 17.  Young ...
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Wild adventures continue as fall/winter hours go into effect   New York, N.Y.- Oct. 24, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s wildlife parks – Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium – have announced that fall/winter hours will go into effect starting Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Each of the five WCS wildlife parks will now be open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily.   Although the days are shorter, there is still plenty to see at ...
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WCS launches the New York Seascape Initiative to conserve the Atlantic's marine life and habitats from Montauk, Long Island to Cape May, New Jersey.
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Sharks and skates, horseshoe crabs, river herring, sea turtles, whales, and other threatened species will be focus of programMore than 20 million people live locally within 10 miles of the Atlantic, which sparks more than $14.3 billion in economic activities in New York State aloneConservation initiative is part of major transformation of historic aquarium Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium announced today the launch of the New Yo...
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