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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

DNA tests to start on zoo's bison

Across developed Kansas, with its roads and communities, homes and farms, it's hard to imagine that millions of bison once roamed freely across these plains.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US National Parks, Charitable Organizations

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

Cute Alert! Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut At Bronx Zoo

The male cubs were born on May 6 and are now on exhibit with their mother in the Himalayan Highlands, the Wildlife Conservation Society said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newswise

Study: World's Primary Forests on the Brink

August 18, 2014: An international team of conservationist scientists and practitioners has published new research showing the precarious state of the world's primary forests.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News, Ecology, Charitable Organizations, National University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

EurekAlert!

Scientists study 'talking' turtles in Brazilian Amazon

Authors find that Giant South American river turtles have a repertoire of vocalizations for different behavioral situations, including caring for young Turtles are well known for their longevity and protective shells, but it turns out these reptiles use sound to stick together and care for young, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Charitable Organizations

New York Daily News

City's biggest tortoises go on display at Bronx Zoo

Two titanic tortoises, the biggest in the city, with one topping the scales at 600 pounds, have gone on display at the Bronx Zoo.

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Dear Kitty

Ravens and hawks in the USA, new study

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society , US Geological Survey and Idaho State University has revealed how man-made structures affect the nesting of a variety of avian predators.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Idaho State University

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Newkerala.com

Close Ivory markets to save African elephants

A new study has revealed that the ivory markets must be closed in order to save the African elephants from being demised for illegal uses.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

EurekAlert!

Peer-reviewed paper says all ivory markets must close

The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 04, 2014

RedOrbit

Dolphin Group Study Produces Taxonomic Clarity...

Image Caption: Scientists examining a taxonomically confused group of marine mammals have officially named a species new to science: the Australian humpback dolphin.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Aug 01, 2014

EurekAlert!

Scientists name new species of cetacean: The Australian humpback dolphin

Scientists examining a taxonomically confused group of marine mammals have officially named a species new to science: the Australian humpback dolphin.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Genetics, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Toledo Blade

Zoo's Renee paints with purpose

Renee is no delicate artist. She slaps the paintbrush on the page, rocking the easel while making bold vertical strokes before handing the brush back to her assistant for a new color.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Charitable Organizations

Reuters

Bronx zoo shows off rare endangered goats

The Wildlife Conservation Society introduces herd of endangered flare-horned markhor to its Wild Asia exhibit at the Bronx Zoo.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Live Science

Even Zookeepers Have Their Favorites

Cindy Maur is a wild animal keeper at the Wildlife Conservation Society 's Bronx Zoo in New York City.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Florida State University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Science Daily

Safeguarding Belize's barrier reef with conservation drones

Seeking to gain a high-tech edge over illegal fishers, the Government of Belize will use "eyes in the sky" to enforce fishing regulations in the biodiverse Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and other reef systems in what is the first use of conservation drones to monitor marine protected areas.

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