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Bronx, NY – Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 – Two rare Malayan tiger cubs (Panthera tigris jacksoni) born at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo are making their public debut at the popular Tiger Mountain exhibit.

The cubs, Nadia and Azul, are both female and were born in January. In the days following the birth, their mother was not providing suitable maternal care so Bronx Zoo keepers intervened and hand-raised the cubs until they were fully weaned. 

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WCS Archives Launches Project to Help Preserve Historical Records of Zoos, Aquarium, and Field Work

Bronx N.Y.  –August 9, 2016- The WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) Archives has launched a project to process 13 important historical collections, making the materials better accessible to those who need them. The project is supported by a $60,237 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

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First Ever Little Penguin Chick Hatched at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Makes Public Debut

Bronx, NY – July 27, 2016 – The colony of little penguins (Eudyptula minor) that debuted in 2015 as a new species at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo has successfully produced a chick that is now on exhibit with the rest of the colony. The chick hatched May 10, 2016. This is the first time this species has bred at the Bronx Zoo in its 120-plus year history.  (See photos/video).

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June 17, 2016 – The following statement was issued by John F. Calvelli, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society):
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North American Porcupine Born at WCS’s Bronx Zoo
Bronx, NY – June 9, 2016 – Attached photos: A baby North American porcupine was born April 24 at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo and is on exhibit with its family in the Children’s Zoo which was newly renovated in 2015.
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Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey Born at WCS’s Bronx Zoo

Bronx, NY – May 13, 2015 – A Bolivian gray titi monkey (Callicebus donacophilus) born in April is now on exhibit at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Bronx Zoo. The family of titis live in a mixed-species exhibit in the Bronx Zoo’s World of Birds. Their habitat depicts a South American rainforest and also includes golden lion tamarins and gray-winged trumpeters, a bird species that opportunistically feeds on fruit dropped by primates.

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