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About the Wildlife Conservation Society
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, WCS, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1907 days ago -
Founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) was one of the first conservation organisations in the U.S. The society began with a clear mandate: Advance wildlife conservation, promote the study of
Save Elephants in the Wild
Animals  (tags: elephants, WCS, conservation, habitat, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1907 days ago -
the Wildlife Conservation Society has long supported projects directly concerning elephant conservation in Africa and Asia. Some of these efforts are long term, to understand elephant and forest ecology and to protect elephants and their habitat; others
Man Attacked; Bobcat Tested Positive for Rabies. Video!!
Animals  (tags: bobcat, attack, rabies, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 1907 days ago -
The bobcat that bit a man last week has tested positive for rabies. The attack occurred on January 22 near the intersection of Kanner Highway and Warfield Blvd in Indiantown.
Tiger Project in Thailand
Animals  (tags: tigers, Thailand, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1907 days ago -
In Thailand, tiger and various other threatened species such as elephant, leopard, black bear, and gaur can be found along the western border with Myanmar. There are two large tracks of forest left on Thailand's side that are important areas for Thailand
Major Asian Elephant Population Found By WCS
Animals  (tags: elephants, Malaysia, large population, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat )

- 1907 days ago -
New data released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Malaysia's Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) reveals that a population of endangered Asian elephants living in a Malaysian park may be the largest in Southeast Asia.
Saving Tigers in the Wild
Animals  (tags: tigers, conservation, WCS, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 1907 days ago -
Twenty years ago, many tiger experts proclaimed that the tiger would be extinct in the wild by the year 2000. The Wildlife Conservation Society has worked hard to prove them wrong. The unique WCS approach has helped to refocus tiger conservation effort
Hunting & Wildlife Trade in Asia
Animals  (tags: animals, hunting, wildlife trade, Asia, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1907 days ago -
In Asia, trade in wildlife products in the form of meat, pets, trophies, and medicine is escalating at an alarming rate. This unprecedented boom is due to a combination of factors, including habitat loss, road-building that links forests to markets,
Congo Warlord's Arrest Puts Gorillas' Future in Turmoil
Animals  (tags: gorillas, Congo, warlord arrested, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1907 days ago -
The political future of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park--home to about 200 of the world's roughly 680 mountain gorillas--was thrown into turmoil Thursday night with the arrest of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda.
Last of 48 Whales Beached in Tasmania Dies
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, humans, investigation, protection, sadness, suffering, whales, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1907 days ago -
THE last of 48 sperm whales stranded in Tasmania has died, drawing criticism that authorities refused help to save them. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has castigated Tasmanian authorities for refusing to let its volunteers help in the rescue effor
James Alan Stiver, Sandy Lake, Pa., Lamb-Raper (PETITION)
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animalrights, AnimalWelfare )

- 1907 days ago -
James Alan Stiver, a Sandy Lake Pa man, snuck into a neighbors barn late at night and raped a lamb. The owner heard the screams of the lamb and walked in on the terrible scene. The lamb was so badly injured it had to be euthanised.
How Do Species Evolve?
Animals  (tags: species, evolution, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1907 days ago -
Two hundred years after Charles Darwin's birth, National Geographic-supported scientists are discovering evidence of evolution in action in living things the world over.
Police Investigate Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: pets, habitat, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, endangered, investigation, environment, AnimalCruelty, abuse, animalrights, suffering, sadness, law )

- 1907 days ago -
A warrant is being sought for Elizabeth Walters, 27,on a charge of animal cruelty, Suburban buried in snow.The Suburban was not heated and had no water or food for the dog, described as a gray and black pit bull mix. The outside temperature was 18 deg
Henry the Reptile Becomes a Dad at 111 Years Old
Animals  (tags: Tuatara, reptiles, reproduction, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 1907 days ago -
Henry, a tuatara reptile said to be 111 years old and a relic of the dinosaur age, has become a father for the first time, a newspaper reported Monday. Tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) usually become sexually mature at the age of about 20, but Henry,
Forest Staff Fail to Save Drowned Leopard
Animals  (tags: leopard, drowned, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 1907 days ago -
A six-year-old leopard drowned in an open 15-ft pond at Hosaholalu village in Heggadadevana Kote taluk near here on Sunday.
Rescued Dogs Pregnant With 1,500 Puppies
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, pets, rescued )

- 1907 days ago -
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - Rescuers who have saved hundreds of dogs from stinking, filth-choked puppy mills over the past few days have made an eye-popping discovery - most of the animals are pregnant and due to give birth to roughly 1,500 puppies

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