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Entries for October 2011

The Polar Express™ 4-D Experience Arrives at WCS's Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo & New York Aquarium

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WCS Hosts “Conservation and Conflict” Event in Brussels

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Bats, Vultures and Owls Face More Tricks than Treats

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(October 28, 2011)   -   The reality for many of the real creatures we celebrate at Halloween is gloomy. In particular, three of its winged icons face more tricks than treats.

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Dramatic and Striking Images of Wildlife Captured in Arctic Camera Trap Photos

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Arctic Predators, Caught in the Act

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(October 26, 2011)   -   Arctic Alaska, famous for playing host to tens of thousands of migratory birds that come from around the world to breed and nest each summer, has also become a playground for predator species like Arctic foxes, ravens, gulls, and owls. WCS conservation biologist Joe Liebezeit researches and photographs the effects of a changing landscape on area wildlife.

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BATMAN: New Bat Species Named After WCS Conservationist

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WCS's New York Aquarium Offers Visitors a Rare Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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WCS’s Prospect Park Zoo Debuts Dwarf Mongoose Exhibit

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WCS-Led Report Will Help Improve Climate Adaptation Efforts in Africa

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Bolivia’s Jaguars Set a Record

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(October 19, 2011)   -   In a recent study conducted in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park, WCS researchers have identified a record number of jaguars through a digital camera trap survey.

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WCS Uncovers Record Number of Jaguars in Bolivia

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WCS's Queens Zoo Hosts the Annual Boo at the Zoo Weekend

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Hunt for the Tiger Slayers

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(October 13, 2011)   -   WCS conservationists have found that the same gangs that smuggle weapons and drugs are poaching the last remaining tigers to the edge of existence. But as organized crime steps up its game in wildlife trade, WCS is fighting back, working to monitor wildlife and train more park rangers.

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Postal Service and WCS’s Prospect Park Zoo Help Save Vanishing Species

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More Than 2,000 Turtle Champs Dash Across Coney Island’s Famous Boardwalk

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WCS's Prospect Park Zoo Celebrates Halloween with Boo at the Zoo

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WCS's Bronx Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

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Debut of the Save Vanishing Species Postage Stamp for Wildlife At WCS's Prospect Park Zoo

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Colorful Macaws Extend Summer at the WCS Queens Zoo

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WCS's Central Park Zoo Welcomes Applications for Zoo Guides

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Russia Celebrates Tiger Day at Moscow Zoo

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WCS Run For the Wild™ Comes to Brooklyn

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