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Myanmar triples size of northern tiger reserve

(AP) -- Myanmar has tripled the size of the world's largest tiger reserve in an effort to save the endangered species, which now numbers less than 3,000 in the wild, a conservation group said in a statement ...

Aug 05, 2010
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Oil and wildlife don't mix in Ecuador's Eden

What harm can a simple road do in a pristine place such as Ecuador's Yasuni National Park, home to peccaries, tapirs, monkeys and myriad other wildlife species? A great deal, it turns out. Specifically, it ...

Sep 10, 2009
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Bizarre bald bird discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- An odd songbird with a bald head living in a rugged region in Laos has been discovered by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Melbourne, as part of a project ...

Jul 30, 2009
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Bizarre bird gets private beach in Indonesia

(AP) -- A species of birds able to fly immediately after hatching from eggs buried beneath the tropical sand has just been given its own private beach in eastern Indonesia, a conservation group said Friday.

May 15, 2009
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Tracking tigers in 3-D

New software developed with help from the Wildlife Conservation Society will allow tiger researchers to rapidly identify individual animals by creating a three-dimensional model using photos taken by remote ...

Mar 12, 2009
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Want to Count Wild Tigers? Go to YouTube

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s India Program (WCS - India) has released a unique training video on YouTube that showcases the latest scientific methods for estimating the numbers of wild tigers and their prey.

Mar 09, 2009
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Camera trap survey snaps cheetahs in Algeria

A Wildlife Conservation Society-supported survey of the Sahara has captured the first camera-trap photographs of the critically endangered Saharan cheetah in Algeria. The survey was conducted by researchers ...

Feb 24, 2009
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