Sailing the islands of Tierra del Fuego, WCS staff encounter rare albatrosses, penguins, seals & more. While humans may shy away from this lonely, windswept place, wildlife populations clearly do not.
Tigers are fast disappearing in the wild, due in large part to increasing illegal wildlife trade across Asia. Our Wildlife Crimes Unit is working to support the arrest and prosecution of poachers and wildlife traders so that we can ensure a future for these cats in some of their last strongholds. Take a look at what WCS conservationists working throughout tiger territory have come across in their surveys and patrols.
At 1483 square miles, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest park, shelters a huge variety of savannah wildlife. But life for its lions, hyenas, and other large carnivores isn’t easy.
Dubbed the "Rarest of the Rare," the following animals are the most in danger of extinction. From tiny frogs to great apes, the dozen species are described in the 2010-2011 edition of "State of the Wild: a Global Portrait."
Big Cats – Saving Wildlife
Ocean Wildlife – Saving Wildlife
Africa – Saving Wild Places