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Sante Fe is the first province in Argentina to take steps toward cutting allowable amounts of lead ammunition used for hunting. WCS commends the effort and hopes others will follow their lead against lead pollution.
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WCS’s Central Park Zoo welcomes Patagonian cavy pup New York, NY- August 25, 2011 – A two-week-old Patagonian cavy is the latest addition to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo. The yet to be named pup joins parents and older sister in the Tisch Children’s Zoo.     Though they look like rabbits, cavies are rodents whose closest relatives are guinea pigs. They are common in the ...
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WCS researchers in Argentina help keep populations of wild caiman healthy by checking their farm-raised counterparts for Salmonella infections and other diseases.
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NEW YORK (May 12, 2011)—The Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations released a new study recommending a disease screening program for farm-raised caiman in ranching facilities in Argentina to ensure the safety of people and wildlife alike.   The recommendations focus on two crocodilian species, the yacare caiman and broad-snouted caiman, both of which are reared in caiman ranches for sustainable harvest. The research team sought to assess the presence of potentially harmful bacter...
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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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More Than 6,600 Penguin Champs Dash Through the WCS Bronx Zoo at the 3rd Annual WCS Run for the Wild Danielle Rosario, Bronx, N.Y. – First woman to cross the finish line  Chris Bauer, Seacliff, N.Y. – First man to cross the finish line    Team Aghelos from Port Washington, Long Island – top fundraiser Bronx, N.Y. – April 30, 2011 – More than 6,600 penguin champs ran, jogged, and walked through the W...
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Wildlife Conservation Society and others discover chicks with feather-loss disorder in Argentina and South Africa WCS’s third annual “Run for the Wild” is dedicated to helping save penguins Saturday, April 30, Bronx Zoo NEW YORK (April 7, 2011)—Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Washington, and other groups are grappling with a wildlife mystery: Why are some penguin chicks losing their feathers? The appearance of “naked” penguins—afflicte...
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‘Invisible’ barriers within the western Indian Ocean are keeping populations of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins from intermingling. New research advises conservation plans to take environmental conditions such as currents into consideration.
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Wildlife Conservation Society and partners find endangered cat species beyond the mountains in Patagonian steppe NEW YORK (March 16, 2011)—Once thought to exclusively inhabit its namesake mountain range, the threatened Andean cat—a house cat-sized feline that resembles a small snow leopard in both appearance and habitat—also frequents the Patagonian steppe at much lower elevations, according to a new study published by the Wildlife Conservation Society and partners. ...
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