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An Elephant's Tale

An Elephant’s Tale: The Matriarch tells the story of a single elephant, but provides powerful testimony to the experience of the species as a whole at this crucial moment in its existence. Together, we must work to ensure that we are not remembered as the generation that let elephants disappear.

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  • Support, Rebuild, Transform

    After Hurricane Sandy devastated WCS’s NY Aquarium, an outpouring of support helped us recover. Now, we’re redesigning and rebuilding in ways that will leave us more resilient in the future. Be part of the transformation.

  • 96 Elephants

    As demand for ivory skyrockets, poachers kill 96 elephants every day in Africa. Join the Wildlife Conservation Society to stop the killing, stop the trafficking, and stop the demand.

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