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Zoo & Aquarium Are Vital Engines of Commerce for Local Neighborhoods Visit www.wcs.org to Sign the Petition NEW YORK – June 4, 2010 – Business leaders in the Bronx and Brooklyn are speaking out about City Hall’s proposed cuts to cultural institutions, including the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium, both of which are vital economic engines which sparks hundreds of millions of dollars for local economies every year. The Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium an...
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WCS’s Bronx Zoo begins everyday discounts for military personnelU.S. Marine and U.S. Navy Sailor to read from the NY Times Bestseller “Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle” on Saturday, May 29Newly crowned Miss USA® 2010, Rima Fakih, to make special appearance on Sunday, May 30 Bronx, N.Y. – May 26, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is the place to be for Memorial Day weekend as the zoo introduces a year-round discount for members of t...
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WCS’s Bronx Zoo Also Welcomes Kelly and Chica from The Sunny Side Up Show on Sprout® Special Appearance and Readings for Children by Author Peter Brown, The Curious Garden, and Illustrator Ed Young, Moon Bear Bronx, N.Y. – May 18, 2010 – Barney™ the Dinosaur may not be your typical resident at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, but this weekend he will bring the festivities to life as he entertains the masses from New York Life’s Main Stage on Astor Court at the zoo’s “Animal ...
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New York, N.Y. – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park zoo has visitors awing over its newest animal addition: an adorable new California sea lion pup. “Bruiser,” as he’s named, was born in WCS’s Bronx Zoo last year. After a brief stay at WCS’s New York Aquarium, he’s finally made his home in Central Park and is quickly getting adjusted to his new urban home. On exhibit with fellow sea lions April and Scooter, Bruiser is one baby who likes to stay active.  He spends most of his tim...
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Triplets are the second litter born in a year; previous litter was 32 years agoThe First Day the Cubs Can be Seen: Friday, April 30See the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp4vhO-vcNc Bronx, N.Y. – April 30, 2010 – Today, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo debuts the new pride of the zoo – three lion cubs.  The triplet African lions are the second litter born at WCS’s Bronx Zoo in a year – after more than three decades. They can be spotted with their mother, S...
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Second Annual “Run for the Wild” 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Presented by Con Edison  The event is over, but it’s not too late to donate to help WCS save tigers: Text “TIGER” to 25383 to make a $10 donation  Chris Bauer of Sea Cliff, N.Y. – First to cross the finish line  Accomplished marathoner Stephanie Hodge helps lead the pack as she joins the fight to help WCS save tigers  Bronx, N.Y. – April 24, 2010 – Today, more than 5,000 people descended on the Wildlife...
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The stars land at WCS’s Bronx Zoo as Radio Disney’s Road Crew and Rocknoceros bring their special brand of children’s music to New York Life’s Main Stage. Bronx, N.Y. – April 22, 2010 – What better way to celebrate Earth Day Weekend than at the Animal Tales Extravaganza at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo.  This weekend the zoo welcomes wildlife conservationist and Animal Planet star Jeff Corwin as he reads from his book, Your Backyard is Wild and the Radio Disney Road Crew retur...
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Second Annual “Run for the Wild” 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Presented by Con EdisonCourse takes runners from continent-to-continent past some of the world’s most exotic and endangered species – without leaving New YorkThis year’s “Run for the Wild” is dedicated to helping save tigers in the wildRegistration is now open at www.wcsrunforthewild.orgEvent Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010 Bronx, N.Y. – April 19, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) i...
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NEW YORK (April 14, 2010)—The Wildlife Conservation Society is working with partners on a study to prevent deadly diseases from entering New York through the illegal trade of such wildlife as apes, monkeys, and rodents. The study—focusing on detecting pathogens in wildlife products entering the New York City area—will be discussed by Dr. Kristine Smith of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Global Health Program at “Wildlife Conservation and Human Health,” the latest symposium in the WCS Fairfie...
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WCS Bronx Zoo Education Department opens registration for activities and unique animal experiencesVisit http://bronxzoo.com/classes-and-programs.aspx to registerBronx, N.Y. – April X, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservations Society’s Bronx Zoo always offers zoo-goers an enchanting wildlife experience. For those kids that are serious about animals and want the opportunity to supercharge their zoo-going experience, WCS’s Bronx Zoo is bringing back its popular family and summer camp programs. Kids can le...
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