Wildlife Conservation Society

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Address:2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460

Web: www.wcs.org
Established: 1895. Description:Dedicated to protecting and promoting a world rich in wildlife and wilderness. Operates the nation's largest system of urban wildlife parks: Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and Prospect Park Zoo. Developed and sponsors environmental education programs and conservation programs in over 50 countries. Members: 105,000. Dues: $75/year ($60/year for seniors).
Publications: Wildlife Conservation (bimonthly); free to members.

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"It's fun to look at people's faces when I talk about [the hoatzin] at a research meeting," says Strahl, who coordinates South American studies for the New York Zoological Society's Wildlife Conservation International in New York City.
Louis Zoo and Wildlife Conservation International -- a conservation arm of the New York Zoological Society in New York City -- Patton is preparing a sort of dating-service database for the endangered elephant, whose numbers have been declining in recent years as it is increasingly poached for its tusks (SN: 5/21/88, p.333).
Munn of Wildlife Conservation International, located at the New York Zoological Society in Bronx, N.Y.
Schaller of the New York Zoological Society and his Chinese colleagues recently recorded their encounters with takins.

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