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Zoo to Offer Free AT&T Wi-Fi as Part of Citywide Wi-Fi in the Parks Initiative Online photo contest gives visitors a chance to win a family membership to WCS Click here to download b-roll of eventFlushing, N.Y. – July 19, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, and AT&T* today launched free AT&T Wi-Fi service at the Queens Zoo. The zoo is the 24th NYC parks location to receive free AT&T Wi-Fi th...
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Study shows that illicit rodenticide use poisoning elusive carnivore on public and community landsWCS and partners identify potential conservation threatBOZEMAN (July 13, 2012) –A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Integral Ecology Research Center, the University of California Davis and other partners shows that imperiled fisher populations are being poisoned by the use of anticoagulant rodenticides (AR) on public and community forest lands in California–likely those use...
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Puppet stars Trekkie Monster, Princeton, Mrs. T, Lucy and their human counterparts visit the Bronx Zoo to support wildlife conservation and fellow cast member Kate Monster DOWNLOAD B-ROLL OF THE GREEN CARPET EVENT: DV Avenue Q visits Avenue Zoo B-Roll Release.mov Bronx, NY – July 12, 2012 – Attached photos and video: Stars of the long-running musical Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q -- including the beloved puppets Trekkie...
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Puppet stars Trekkie Monster, Princeton, Mrs. T and their human counterparts will visit the Bronx Zoo to support fellow cast member Kate Monster  Interviews and photo-op available—Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 12:00pm Bronx, NY – July 9, 2012 – Stars of the long-running musical Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q -- including the beloved puppets Trekkie Monster, Princeton, Mrs. T, and their fellow human actors -- will travel from Broadw...
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Presented by Delta Airlines Lifelike LEGO® wildlife sculptures on display at the Bronx Zoo with activities for all ages Professionally built sculptures include: zebra, tiger, gorillas, lemurs, giraffe, rhinoceros, flamingos, hornbills, and more Activities include: LEGO® Master Builder demonstrations, interactive LEGO® Construction Zone, Wildlife Theater, Animal Activity Trail presented by Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and encore performances of Avenue Zoo Sat...
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Biodiversity Research Institute, Wildlife Conservation Society Join Forces on Major Wildlife Monitoring Study Sponsored by NYSERDA Albany, NY (June 28, 2012)–An extensive study of New York’s Adirondack loon population has revealed that mercury contamination can lead to population declines of the iconic bird. The research effort was a joint project between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) and ...
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Avenue ZOO: A family-friendly production featuring Kate Monster from the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue QFamily fun includes rainforest creature parades, character appearances, and a full line-up of entertainment on the main stageJune headliners include Ferdinand the Bull, Barney™ the Dinosaur, Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus®, Super Sprowtz®, Olivia™, and The Amazing Spider-ManSpecial story book reading with actor LeVar Burton of Reading Rainbow Meet Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamagu...
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Coalition Launches Campaign to Make North American Bison the National Mammal of the United StatesSenator Michael Enzi and Senator Tim Johnson introduce the National Bison Legacy Act Public urged to take action at www.votebison.org BOZEMAN, MT (May 25, 2012)— The Wildlife Conservation Society, Intertribal Buffalo Council, and National Bison Association today announced the launch of a campaign to make the North American bison the national mammal of the United States. The announcement coincides ...
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First otters born in New York City zoo or aquarium since 1956 Another Spring addition to Prospect Park Zoo’s Discovery Trail View the video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMHWNbB7UEg&feature=youtu.be Brooklyn, NY – May 17, 2012 – Attached photos/video: Three North American river otters born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo explore their surroundings in the exhibit on Discovery Trail. The three otters were born in February to Dixie, a 3-year-old female, and Oogie, a 10-year-...
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A-MAZE-ING Water opens to the public on June 8, 2012 Interactive exhibit will immerse visitors in the world of water conservation Maze includes watershed environments, rivers, lakes, oceans and environmental threats Weekend programming includes art exhibits, hands-on activities and much more A-MAZE-ING Water will feature elements of the New York Seascape, the aquarium’s conservation program that works to preserve local NY waters Exhibit will be open through September 9th Brooklyn, N.Y. – May...
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