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Flushing, N.Y. – Oct. 7, 2010- The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo is looking for a few animal lovers to join its team of volunteers.  Becoming a volunteer with the zoo’s education department means teaching schoolchildren and zoo visitors about animals by giving guided tours, assisting with special programs and events, and participating in many other exciting wildlife-themed activities. WCS’s Queens Zoo volunteers will take part in: Teaching visitors about animals and exhibit...
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Photo confirms second beaver living in the Bronx River near the WCS’s Bronx Zoo Bronx, NY – Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 – The community has voted and the second newly discovered beaver in the Bronx River has a name – Justin Beaver. Last week, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced the discovery of a second beaver living in the Bronx River and decided to let the community vote on a name. As it t...
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Finding underlines importance of protecting wildlife populations to gain insights into pathogens that impact human populations WCS researchers provided key data for study NEW YORK (September 22, 2010)—Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Wildlife Conservation Society and others have discovered that the most common form of human malaria—Plasmodium falciparum—may have originated in western lowland gorillas. This finding comes from...
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Photo confirms second beaver living in the Bronx River near the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx ZooState mammal of New York State is making a comeback in New York City – locally extinct since colonial timesWCS and The Bronx River Alliance have been working to restore the river since 2001 with funds secured by U.S. Rep José E. Serrano Visit www.BronxZoo.com to help give the new beaver a name Bronx, NY – Sept. 17, 2010 – New York City’s known beaver population doubled sinc...
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WCS-Russia director Dale Miquelle discusses the unique challenges of conserving Siberian tigers.
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Sharks and skates, horseshoe crabs, river herring, sea turtles, whales, and other threatened species will be focus of programMore than 20 million people live locally within 10 miles of the Atlantic, which sparks more than $14.3 billion in economic activities in New York State aloneConservation initiative is part of major transformation of historic aquarium Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium announced today the launch of the New Yo...
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WCS launches the New York Seascape Initiative to conserve the Atlantic's marine life and habitats from Montauk, Long Island to Cape May, New Jersey.
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Resident otter, Ogie, meets his match: Dixie, a female North American river otter View video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTXicrMuT8w New York, NY-August 17, 2010- The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo has doubled the fun on the Discovery trail with the addition of a young, female, North American river otter - Dixie.  Dixie, a one and a half-year-old female, was recently introduced to her male companion, Ogie, who has been at the zoo for many years. They are getti...
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Tiny toads, extinct in the wild, now reside in propagation center in Dar es Salaam after being bred by Toledo Zoo and Bronx Zoo A Great Partnership Saves the Toads: Tanzanian government, Bronx Zoo, The Toledo Zoo, and World Bank Toads destined to be returned to their habitat DAR ES SALAAM (August 17, 2010) – In a bold effort to save one of the world’s rarest amphibians from extinction, one hundred Kihansi spray toads have been flown home to Tanzania after being painstakingly reared...
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Born and bred in American zoos, 100 highly endangered Kihansi spray toads take a flight to Tanzania to repopulate their home turf. The species was recently listed as "extinct in the wild," but scientists, zoo staff, and government officials hope to turn its fate around.

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