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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Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.
The research was conducted by University of Georgia, University of Maryland, the Wildlife Conservation Society, ICCN (Congolese Wildlife Authority), African Wildlife Foundation, Zoological Society of Milwaukee, World Wildlife Fund, Max Planck Institute, Lukuru Foundation, University of Stirling, Kyoto University, and other groups.
BRONX, N.Y., AND HOUSTON: If Avenue Q is an adult parody of educational TV, Avenue Zoo, created by the Wildlife Conservation Society at its Bronx Zoo location last year, injects some musical-theatre attitude--and some wisecracking puppets--back into family-friendly pedagogy.
The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said a team of its scientists, working with other groups including BirdLife International, discovered the wren-sized Cambodian tailorbird living in dense, humid lowland scrub in Phnom Penh and other locations just outside the city.
The Wildlife Conservation Society, which operates the Bronx Zoo, announced that Pattycake was dead on Sunday, adding a necropsy would determine the actual cause of death.
THE WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY recently announced that the number of Siberian tigers has increased in Russia, signaling a possible recovery of the species.
Islamabad -- The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that the markhor - a majestic wild goat species - is making a remarkable comeback in Pakistan due to the continued conservation efforts.
There have been more than a 100 photo- captures of black leopards in the dense evergreen forests of this tiger reserve during camera trap surveys in the past three years," said Dr Ullas Karanth, director of the Wildlife Conservation Society of India ( WCS).
Meanwhile, the Wildlife Conservation Society adds the Irrawaddy dolphin of Southeast Asia, the Arctic's musk ox, the oceangoing hawksbill turtle and others to the list of species that are "feeling the heat" from global warming.
A report issued by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in 2007 estimated that over 200 Marco Polo sheep remained in the Big Pamir region of northeastern Afghanistan, down from an estimated 500 in the 1980s.
INDIA A woman prays before taking a holy dip in the banks of the River Ganges on the occasion of Guru Purnima or full moon day dedicated to the Guru or masters in one's life, in Allahabad (AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh) AFGHANISTAN In this photo released by Wildlife Conservation Society, a snow leopard walks up a hill in a jungle in Wakhan Corridor in northeastern Afghanistan.
Wildlife Conservation Society birds of Brazil; The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil.

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