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Four New Lambs are Born Just in Time for Spring New York, N.Y., March 29, 2010 -- The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of four new Jacob’s four-horned lambs. These adorable fluffy friends were born last week at the zoo and have been delighting visitors ever since. Two males were born to mom, Phoebe, while her sister, Emma, gave birth to a duo of females. All four cuddly creatures have a coat of downy black-and-white wool, but it’s easy to tell ...
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Congo Gorilla Forest, Children’s Zoo, Butterfly Garden, and other seasonal attractions ready for reopeningNew animal babies ready for their spring public debut; baby mandrill at Congo Gorilla ForestSpring line-up packed with family entertainment as the “Animal Tales Extravaganza” kicks offSpring/Summer season hours to resume *April 3, 2010 Bronx, N.Y. – March 29, 2010 – Saturday, April 3 marks the first day of spring at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo as the...
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“This legislation represents the United States’ best chance to address the international conservation crisis head on, thereby preserving our health and security and preventing the extinction of millions of species worldwide.”WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 26, 2010 – John Calvelli, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, applauded the leadership of Reps. Russ Carnahan (D-MO) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) with the introduction of H.R. 4959, the Global Conservation A...
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Exciting Education Adventures also Available this Spring Brooklyn, N.Y. – Visitors to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Prospect Park Zoo can get up close and personal to Flemish giant rabbit, Herbie, every weekend as he welcomes the lovely spring weather. Herbie is three years old, weighs eighteen pounds, eats kale and pellets, and greets all visitors each weekend.   Zoo-goers can greet Herbie and touch other animals at the Live Animal Encounters program held every Saturday and Su...
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“Conservation of the Earth‘s wildlife and habitat is a global priority and requires nations to work together cooperatively since wildlife and wild places recognize no political boundaries.”   WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 25, 2010 – Today, John F. Calvelli, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment & Related Agencies to advocate for essential funding for ...
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Nearly 77,000 acres of critical habitat located near the country’s famed Tonle Sap lake are now protected areas for Sarus cranes, storks, ibises, eagles, and the rare Bengal florican.
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Wildlife Conservation Society and Partners Collaborate to Strengthen Management of Protected Areas to Benefit Both People and Wildlife Nearly 77,000 Acres of Critical Habitat to Be Protected NEW YORK  (MARCH 17, 2010) – The Government of Cambodia has announced that it will protect six of the largest remaining tracts of lowland grassland in Southeast Asia.  The wildlife-rich sites – locate...
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Large numbers of right whale calves are mysteriously dying off Argentina's coast. Conservationists are coming together to solve the case and save the whales.
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Since 2005, 308 dead whales recorded in waters around Península Valdés International workshop participants examine threat to southern right whales NEW YORK (March 16, 2010)—What is causing the largest die-off of great whales ever recorded? To answer that question, a team of whale and health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society have joined experts from other organizations at a workshop sponsored by the International Whaling Commission on the Patagonia...
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South American howler monkeys sound the alert for humans during yellow fever outbreaks
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