The last known female Giant Yangtze Soft Shell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) died on Saturday, April 13, 2019, during recovery from anesthesia after an artificial insemination procedure in Suzhou, China.
Scientists estimate there are only 84 remaining highly endangered Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) remaining in the wild across its current range along the southernmost border of Primorskii Province in Russia and Jilin Province of China.
March 30, 2017 – WCS field staff and local government partners from Tibet produced an incredible video showing an ongoing study of snow leopards and Tibetan antelope.
June 2, 2016 – WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), founder of the 96 Elephants campaign, applauded the Obama Administration’s announcement of a near-total ban on the interstate trade in ivory. The final revision for of the 4(d) rule of the Endangered Species Act for African elephants allows for exceptions for items containing de minimis amounts of ivory and documented antiques.
华盛顿（2016年6月2日）--- 国际野生生物保护学会(Wildlife Conservation Society，简称WCS)作为“96头大象”活动的创办者，为奥巴马政府宣布象牙贸易禁令喝彩，这一禁令几乎全面实现了州与州之间的象牙禁贸。美国濒危物种法案中最新的4(d)条款中（Endangered Species Act for African elephants）仅允许两项例外的存在：一是极其微小的象牙装饰品，二是具有法律证明文件的古董。
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