Wednesday Dec 4
New York Daily News
Two miniature zebus join Prospect Park Zoo
Moo-ve over and make way for the two newest bovine additions to the Prospect Park Zoo! Two miniature zebus arrived at the famed Brooklyn zoo on Wednesday, adding to the Wildlife Conservation Society-run's wide menagerie of creatures.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Very Rare Amur Leopard Breeding in China, Video Trap Finds
Camera traps in the Wangqing Nature Reserve in northeast China recorded footage of a female Amur leopard with two cubs, marking the first record of breeding by this critically endangered cat in China, the Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed today.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Marks the 100-Year Anniversary of Historic Transfer of Endangered Bison
This Thanksgiving, the Wildlife Conservation Society and Wind Cave National Park are marking the 100-year anniversary of one of the great milestones in the modern conservation movement: the transfer and restocking of 14 bison from the Bronx Zoo in New York City to WCNP in South Dakota.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Wildlife Conservation Society dives into annual holiday toy drive at NY Aquarium
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the Alliance for Coney Island have joined with The New York Aquarium and Prospect Park Zoo have launched the annual holiday toy drive in order to bring some joy to local families in need, including those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The human health costs of losing natural systems: Quantifying Earth's worth to public health
On the island of Madagascar, a team of researchers from University of California, Berkeley, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Wildlife Conservation Society has found that the loss of... A new paper from members of the HEAL consortium delineates a new branch of environmental health that focuses on the public health risks of human-caused ... (more)
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Big Fish That Got Away...
It's not every day that fishermen catch the world's largest fish species in their nets, but this is what recently happened in Indonesia's Karimunjawa National Park, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Seneca Park Zoo hosts Upstate Zoo Conference
Monroe County's Seneca Park Zoo hosted zoo professionals from more than 10 institutions Tuesday for the Upstate Zoo Conference.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Conservationists discover cave paintings in Brazil rainforest
But white-lipped peccaries have outdone their truffle-eating cousins by leading scientists to 10,000-year-old works of arts.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Ancient cave drawings discovered in Brazil
Considered a strong environmental indicator of healthy forests, peccaries are of great interest to the Wildlife Conservation Society which surveys their numbers as part of its conservation efforts.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Rare snow leopard cubs make zoo debut
Two yet-to-be-named snow leopard cubs - a male and a female - were introduced at the Central Park Zoo in New York on Wednesday.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
White-lipped peccary leads researchers to ancient cave paintings in Brazil
Researchers following the the white-lipped peccary were surprised to find themselves amid cave paintings made by hunter-gatherers thousands of years ago.
Red Pandas Making Prospect Park Zoo Debut
Two red pandas will be joining the Discovery Trail exhibit at the Prospect Park Zoo, according to Wildlife Conservation Society officials.