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New York Aquarium Opens Vaccination Site in Partnership with New York City to Help Fight COVID-19
FIRST DAY PHOTOS: (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS) FIRST DAY VIDEO: (HD b-roll)Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY – June 2, 2021 – New York City’s COVID-19 vaccination site at the New York Aquarium opens today and will provide free COVID-19 vaccinations through June 30, on weekdays, 10am to 5pm. The vaccination site at the New York Aquarium is a part of the city’s efforts to incentivize New Yorkers to get vaccinated. The Pfiz...
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Harbor Seal Rescued on West Coast Gets Second Chance at New York Aquarium
Media Photos and Video: Video: Rescue Journey: Video: On Exhibit at NYA Only: Credits: ©WCS and ©PMMC  Photos: From PMMC: Photos: At NYA:            Credits: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS and © PMMC Brooklyn, NY – March 5, 2021 – There is a new member of the harbor seal family at the New York Aquarium that is getting a second chance at life aft...
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New York Aquarium Reopens; Spineless Exhibit Debuts; Bronx Zoo Opens Indoor Exhibits
Coney Island, NY Aug. 17, 2020 – The New York Aquarium will reopen to the public on Thursday, Aug. 27 after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 16. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) member-only days will be Aug. 24-26. The aquarium’s decision to reopen follows New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement on Friday that museums and other cultural institutions can open in New York City starting on Aug. 24. Many of the indoor exhibits and spaces at the f...
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WCS, Coney Island Community, and City of New York Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of Ocean Wonders: Sharks! at the New York Aquarium

The three-story, 57,500-square-foot exhibit building, with 9 dynamic galleries, will drive awareness of the importance of sharks to the health of the world’s ocean; educate visitors about the severe threats sharks face; and inspire guests to protect the surprisingly diverse and beautiful marine wildlife here in New York.  

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Fact Sheet:  Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks!  At the New York Aquarium
The Ocean Wonders: Sharks! exhibit brings visitors up close to a diverse group of sharks, demonstrating their critical role in ocean ecosystems and how vulnerable they are to the actions of humans. 
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NYA@Night Returns to WCS's New York Aquarium for
Brooklyn, N.Y.  – July 20, 2016 – NYA @ Night: Boardwalk Brews returns to WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium on Friday, July 29 from 7:30 to 11p.m. 
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New York’s Little Fishes Get Big Support from the Public
Brooklyn, N.Y.  – July 14, 2016- More than 5,000 people took a stand to protect some little fishes and invertebrates that live right off the coast of New York, New Jersey, and the Mid Atlantic: Forage species including false albacore, sand lance, and krill. Forage species are a critical link in the healthy functioning of marine food webs in all coastal and ocean habitats of the Mid-Atlantic and around the world.
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New York Aquarium Celebrates World Oceans Day
Brooklyn, N.Y.  –  May 31, 2016 – WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium will support the United Nations’ World Oceans Day with family friendly activities for guests on Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Black-footed Penguin Chick Hatches at WCS’s New York Aquarium
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Feb. 8, 2016 – A black-footed penguin chick (Spheniscus demersus) hatched at the WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) New York Aquarium.
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