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4th annual 5k and family fun run/walk at WCS’s Bronx Zoo More than 5,000 runners and walkers will help WCS save lions and their habitats around the worldSaturday, April 28, 2012 Media check-in: 7:30 a.m. Bronx, N.Y. – April 23, 2012 – The fourth annual WCS Run for the Wild 5k run and family fun run/walk takes place this Saturday, April 28 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo. This year’s run/walk is dedicated to saving lions, their habitat and other wildlife. The Wildlife Conservation Society wo...
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Belmont BID to host pasta feast at Mario’s Restaurant to support 4th Annual 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Runners, walkers, and ALL pasta lovers welcomeRunners, walkers, and wildlife supporters can load-up on carbs before the run or just enjoy specialty pastas Presented by Con Edison: WCS Run for the Wild 2012 is dedicated to saving lionsPasta for the Planet: Friday, April 27, 2012, 3:00–9:00 p.m.WCS Run for the Wild: Saturday, April 28, 2012Visit www.WCS.RunfortheWild.org for tickets...
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Giraffe calf to join herd in Bronx Zoo’s African Plains Bronx, NY – March 22, 2012 – A female Baringo giraffe calf born this month at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo stays close to her mother in the Carter Giraffe Building. The calf will be making its debut in the zoo’s African Plains in about one week. The calf was approximately 6 feet tall and over 100 pounds at birth. As an adult, she could eventually grow to 16 feet and weigh 2,600 pounds. Giraffes are native to grasslands,...
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WCS Conservationists, trained by late WCS croc expert John Thorbjarnarson, continue critical research of little-known pygmy Nile crocodile NEW YORK (February 9, 2012) – A WCS field team working in a Ugandan national park is finding new areas containing one of the least-known crocodilians in Africa – the pygmy Nile crocodile. The team of Ugandan researchers, trained by the late John Thorbjarnarson, a noted WCS crocodilian expert, is conducting population surveys of these poorly ...
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4th Annual 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Registration is now open at www.wcs.runforthewild.orgEvent Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012 Bronx, N.Y. – Feb. 2, 2012 – Calling all runners, walkers, and athletic hopefuls – it is time to lace-up your running shoes to prepare for New York City’s wildest race: the fourth annual Wildlife Conservation Society’s Run for the Wild at WCS’s Bronx Zoo. This year’s 5k-run/walk takes place on Saturday, April 28, 2012 and is dedicated to saving lions...
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Awards highlight conservation and climate change mitigation NEW YORK (June 9, 2011)—The Wildlife Conservation Society took home five of the top 10 awards in the FrontLines Photo Contest, sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Julie Larsen Maher, Chief WCS Photographer, claimed three of the prizes with her engaging photos of Uganda’s varied wildlife, including the first place image of an African bird called a hamerkop tossing a lizard in mid-air in...
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Dr. Graham, director of WCS’s Gulf and Caribbean sharks and rays program, receives one of the world’s most prestigious prize for grassroots nature conservation. The award recognizes her work to implement a national action plan for sharks and get more local people actively involved in protecting ocean wildlife and coastal biodiversity.
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Elephants that share their turf with poachers may face life-threatening injuries when they encounter a rusty manacle buried in the foliage.
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A WCS carnivore researcher based in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park searches for lions at prime-time for big cats: in the pitch dark.
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