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In Russia, Giant Owls Rely on Giant Trees

August 15, 2013

A new study shows that Blakiston's fish owls are a clear indicator of the health of the forests, rivers, and salmon populations in Russia’s Far East.

More Than Hope for Tigers

January 10, 2013

After revealing that tigers are roaring back in three landscapes where WCS works, our CEO penned a blog for the Huffington Post relaying his recent trip to India. While there, Dr. Samper observed a wild tigress--whose presence reflects a significant increase in tiger numbers in South India. 

Tigers Roar Back

December 24, 2012

Despite dangerously low global numbers, tigers are rebounding in three significant landscapes where WCS operates. Success in India, Thailand, and Russia fosters hope for these iconic big cats.

Rare Appearance for an Extremely Rare Cat

April 25, 2012

Camera traps set up by protected area staff in Hunchun Amur Tiger National Nature Reserve snap the first-known camera trap photos of an Amur leopard in China.

Land of the Leopard Opens in Russia

April 13, 2012

A new 1,000 square-mile park will safeguard leopards and Siberian tigers in Russia. Far Eastern leopards are considered the world’s rarest big cat.

Russian and U.S. Vets Solve Mysterious Tiger Deaths

September 30, 2011

Health experts from WCS’s Bronx Zoo, Primorskya State Agricultural Academy, and Moscow Zoo uncover how distemper may be affecting Siberian tigers.

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WCS Makes Tracks for Tigers at St. Petersburg Summit

November 23, 2010

WCS's Dr. John Robinson, Chief Conservation Officer, announces that WCS will pledge $5 million to save the tiger over the next 12 months, as part of a larger contribution of $50 million over 10 years. All investments will be targeted at on-the-ground efforts in tiger range states.

Wild Tiger Report Card

February 17, 2010

As the world celebrates the Year of the Tiger, WCS assesses tiger habitat and populations across eight priority landscapes in Asia with a color-coded report.

Rare Cat Captured

October 31, 2008

A rare female Far Eastern leopard is captured and released along the Russian-Chinese border. The leopard, one of about 40 in existence, is in good shape.

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