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Feb. 19 -- Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve Celebrates 25 Years As Stronghold for Jaguar and Other Threatened Species
Conservationists in Guatemala and around the world celebrate the 25thAnniversary of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, a successful safe haven for jaguars, peccaries, macaws and other species that have disappeared from much of Mesoamerica, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). 
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WCS’s Central Park Zoo Announces First King Penguin Ever Hatched in New York City
WCS’s Central Park Zoo is celebrating the arrival of New York City’s first royal baby – a king penguin chick.
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Major Tiger Trader Busted in Indonesia—Faces 5 Years in Prison and $10,000 USD Fine
Check out this important story regarding the arrest of a major wildlife trafficker illegally trading in tiger parts and other protected wildlife in Indonesia. 
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The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine and its Feline Health Center, and the University of Glasgow's Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine have just co-convened the first "Vaccines for Conservation" international meeting at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo in New York City. Experts from around the world focused on the threat that canine distemper virus poses to the conservation of increasingly fragmented populations of threatened carnivores. While canine distemper has been known for many years as a problem affecting domestic dogs, the virus has been appearing in new areas and causing disease and mortality in a wide range of wildlife species, including tigers and lions. In fact, many experts agree that the virus should not be called “canine distemper” virus at all, given the diversity of species it infects.
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“Our world’s wildlife has a new reason for hope.” NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2015 – The following statement was released today by WCS President and CEO Dr. Cristian Samper concerning the newly released Implementation Plan for President Obama’s National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. Dr. Samper, along with Dr. Susan Lieberman, WCS Vice President of International Policy, serves on the Advisory Council to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking ...
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·      Participants will make Valentine’s Day cards featuring aquatic themes ·      Aquarium manages special breeding programs that help protect species whose populations are threatened or declining in the wild ·      More information about the program is available online at www.nyaquarium.com   Brooklyn, N.Y. – Feb. 11, 2015 – WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Ne...
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New York’s Little-Known Corals Get Much-Needed Public Support
More than 120,000 people took a stand to protect a little known natural wonder right off the coast of New York, New Jersey, and the Mid Atlantic: Deep-sea corals found right off  our coastlines, including in underwater canyons.
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A copy of the testimony submitted today to the Hawaii House Committee on Water and Land in support of HB 837, which would help shut down the illegal trade in ivory currently decimating elephants across Africa. 
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Roaches are Back!  Best Valentine’s Day Gift EVER Returns
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.
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WCS applauded President Obama’s FY16 budget request for its conservation highlights, but cautioned that recent gains for wildlife trafficking could disappear unless Congress acts.
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