New Year, New Hope

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

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WHALES and COASTAL DOLPHINS
OCEANS
TORTOISES and FRESHWATER TURTLES

Run for the Wild

This year, our annual, one-of-a-kind 5K through the Bronx Zoo will be centered around big cats. Run with the courage of a lion, the speed of a cheetah, the power of a tiger. Run because they need your help.

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Lend Your Voice

Tell Congress to reject budget cuts that would spell disaster for endangered wildlife, including tigers, rhinos, and elephants.

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Parrots in Peril

WCS staff travels to Congo to help the team on the ground rehabilitate and release African grey parrots into the wild.

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Erosion of Protections

There are only 500 North Atlantic right whales left. Now, new proposed legislation could put them at risk by undermining important safeguards.

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A New Threat

The Amur leopard is one of the rarest big cats. Now, it faces a fresh danger: canine distemper virus. Scientists have documented the first known case.

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In the news

January 11, 2018 | The New York Times

Wildlife Detectives in Indonesia

WCS's Wildlife Crimes Unit now features seven teams of detectives around Indonesia who investigate wildlife killings—often undercover.

November 27, 2017 | Mongabay

Experience or Evidence?

Working in complex, ever-changing environments, how do big conservation NGOs make decisions?

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