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Republic of Congo creates Ntokou-Pikounda National Park to safeguard thousands of great apes Park contains massive ape population discovered by WCS in 2008, and is home to hundreds of elephants and chimpanzees NEW YORK (DATE) — The Republic of Congo has declared a new national park that protects a core population of the 125,000 western lowland gorillas discovered by WCS in 2008. Called Ntokou-Pikounda National Park, the new protected area spans some 4,572 square kilometers (1...
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Ring in the Lunar New Year with the Queens Zoo’s boa constrictor and black rat snakes Saturday and Sunday, February 9 and 10 from noon until 4 p.m. Flushing, N.Y., January 29, 2013 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo will celebrate the 2013 Lunar New Year the weekend of February 9 and 10, from 12 to 4 p.m. The weekend will feature a variety of activities in the Discovery Center including crafts, story-telling, and an exciting meet-and-greet with the zoo’s boa constrictor ...
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Programs include Zoo Camp for children of all agesNEW Extended Care gives participants additional time at Zoo CampRegister online for programs at: www.queenszoo.com Flushing, N.Y. –– January 24, 2013 -- The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo has opened registration for 2013 spring and summer education programs. The zoo has created a variety of interactive programs for toddlers to teens. All programs include age-appropriate hands-on science activities, animal encounters, exhibit visi...
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MOST IMPORTANT ARCTIC WETLANDS AND CORRIDORS FOR CARIBOU AND MIGRATORY BIRDS TO BE CONSERVED NEW YORK (DECEMBER 19, 2012) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) lauded U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s announcement of a final management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) that balances wildlife conservation and energy development in the biggest public landscape in the country. The Integrated Activity Plan and Final Environmental Impa...
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WCS commends villages from southwest India for helping to save a tiger injured by barbed-wire fencing. Their swift and peaceful actions ensured survival for the regal feline, now undergoing treatment at the Mysore Zoo.
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New space features woodland reading nook, nature play area, puppet theater stage, and more Brooklyn, NY – Dec. 11, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo has re-opened its popular Discovery Center following extensive renovations that include the addition of several nature-themed learning areas for children and families. The redesigned space includes:A campsite where parents and children can read nature booksActivity boxes for children to explore nat...
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Wildlife Conservation Society commends village of Nidugumba for demonstrating a “model response” to injured big cat  Tiger is currently being treated at Mysore Zoo  NEW YORK (December 12, 2012) — The Wildlife Conservation Society commends the village of Nidugumba in Karnataka State in southwest India for its swift action to save an injured tiger that had become caught in a barbed wire fence last week.  The female adult tiger was discovered...
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Kihansi spray toad is first amphibian species reintroduced into its native habitat after going extinct in the wild WCS Bronx Zoo and partners take important reintroduction step in 12-year effortB-roll download available here: DV KST Release B-Roll.movVideo narrative available here NEW YORK – Dec. 11, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, the Toledo Zoo, Tanzanian government, World Bank and other partners have reintroduced 2,000 Kihansi spray toads into th...
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A WCS camera trap snapped a photo of the rarely seen oncilla, and the BBC has recognized the photo via its annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.

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Photograph documents first record of an oncilla in Madidi National Park NEW YORK (November 29, 2012) — A photograph taken by Wildlife Conservation Society scientists of a little known Bolivian cat species called an oncilla has won a BBC Wildlife camera-trap photo competition. The photo, which won the New Discoveries category, documents the first-known occurrence of this extremely rare spotted cat in Madidi National Park. The Oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus) occurs across the Amazon and al...
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