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India's Ahmednagar District Leopards Prefer...

Image Caption: This is a camera trap image of a leopard looking for its favorite prey in India's Ahmednagar's district in Maharashtra. Credit: WCS India A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India's human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it's not livestock that's primarily on the menu - it is man's best friend.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Mozambique logs a rare victory against poachers

In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 handout photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, WCS members inspect the scene where a poached elephant lays dead in the Niassa Reserve, Mozambique, after being shot dead by poachers with an AK-47.

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SFGate

Mozambique logs a rare victory against poachers

In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 handout photo supplied by the Wildlife Conservation Society, WCS members inspect the scene where a poached elephant lays dead in the Niassa Reserve, Mozambique, after being shot dead by poachers with an AK-47.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newswise

Guatemala President Otto Molina Congratulates Villagers for Natural & Cultural Conservation

Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina recently congratulated the community members of UaxactAon, a village in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, for their contributions in conserving the country's natural and cultural heritage, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. On September 5th, the president traveled to village of UaxactAon to thank its residents in person.

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Newswise

Study: Cat Bites Dog

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India's human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it's not livestock that's primarily on the menu - it is man's best friend. The study, which looked at scat samples for leopards in India's Ahmednagar's district in Maharashtra, found that 87 percent of their diet was made up of domestic animals.

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North County Public Radio

3 Adirondack loon studies appear in journal

Three articles summarizing research on Adirondack loons have been published in a special issue of the scientific journal Waterbirds dedicated to loon research and conservation in North America. The Adirondack loon research was conducted by the Biodiversity Research Institute and the Wildlife Conservation Society in collaboration with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and other partners.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

3 Adirondack loon studies appear in journal

Three articles summarizing research on Adirondack loons have been published in a special issue of the scientific journal Waterbirds dedicated to loon research and conservation in North America. The Adirondack loon research was conducted by the Biodiversity Research Institute and the Wildlife Conservation Society in collaboration with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and other partners.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

New York Daily News

Animal lover finds her dream job at the Queens Zoo

Melissa Ortiz has been helping animals since she was a kid growing up in Elmhurst. But she never thought she would get to share space with sea lions and pumas at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Queens Zoo.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Sag Harbor Online

East Hampton Airport Foundera s Eyes Were on the Stars

Charlotte Niles was born in September 1913 in New York. Her father was a lawyer and a founder of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Sag Harbor Online

East Hampton Airport Foundera s Eyes Were on the Stars

Charlotte Niles was born in September 1913 in New York. Her father was a lawyer and a founder of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Fox News

Geckos sent into space to have sex come back to Earth ... frozen to death

In this photo released by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New Caledonian crested gecko uses his tongue to moisten his eye at "The World of Reptiles" in New York City's Bronx Zoo, Sept.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

RedOrbit

Study Finds Marine Protected Areas Inadequate...

Image Caption: A school of common bluestripe snappers in the waters off Kenya. A new study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations reports that further expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species playing key ecological functions.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBC News

'Unborn' baby turtles talk to each other before hatching

When it comes to speaking their first "words," baby Giant South American river turtles are astonishingly precocious, a new study shows.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Study finds marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

A school of common bluestripe snappers in the waters off Kenya. A new study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations reports that further expansion of marine protected... A new study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species that perform key ecological functions.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Brooklyn Inc

"Mommy, I Want to See the Sharks!"

Sabina Espinosa, the eight-year-old daughter of Santiago Espinosa of Long Island, says that touching a "sea star" was her favorite activity at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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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