Thriving in Tanzania

The latest from the Southern Highlands, where zebras were reintroduced last October. This is one of 22 individuals translocated to Kitulo National Park.

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Chimpanzees At Risk

WCS’s Dr. Emma Stokes: “We risk destroying these forests before even discovering what secrets they hold.” Check out a fascinating new ten-year study.

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Communities

We collaborate with Indigenous Peoples and local communities around the world to achieve a shared vision for a more secure and resilient future.

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Run for the Wild

Make tracks for giraffes at our annual 5K through the Bronx Zoo. Sign up today to run on Saturday, April 27.

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Conservationists in Iran

WCS remains deeply concerned with the imprisonment and now trial of wildlife conservationists in Iran.

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ELEPHANTS
APES
AFRICA
BIG CATS
SHARKS, SKATES, and RAYS
LATIN AMERICA and THE CARIBBEAN

By harnessing the power of its global field conservation programs and its four zoos and aquarium in New York, WCS aims to make measurable progress in the conservation of the flagship species groups pictured and its priority places.

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ASIA
NORTH AMERICA
WHALES and COASTAL DOLPHINS
OCEANS
TORTOISES and FRESHWATER TURTLES

By harnessing the power of its global field conservation programs and its four zoos and aquarium in New York, WCS aims to make measurable progress in the conservation of a number of flagship species groups and priority places.

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In the news

March 12, 2019 | USA Today

Are humans messing up chimp culture?

A new study says encroachment into previously wild areas is impacting behavior.

February 21, 2019 | The New York Times

Saving the Bats, One Cave at a Time

With the threat of white-nose syndrome looming, biologists are going underground to try to save species.

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