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First camera trap photos of rare leopard in China

The first-known camera trap photos of an Amur leopard in China have recently been taken by protected area staff in Hunchun Amur Tiger National Nature Reserve in Jilin Province according to the Wildlife Conservation ...

Apr 25, 2012 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Drought and downing equal vulture supermarkets

African vultures are famous for quickly finding carcasses; so much so that they are considered clairvoyants in parts of Africa. But just how do vultures know where to find food across vast regions in the ...

Jan 09, 2014 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

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 4 / 5 (3) 1

How to protect an American wildlife legacy

A new paper shows that while science plays a critical role in informing conservation action, scientists must move beyond the realm of their expertise into less familiar areas like public relations, education, ...

Jun 24, 2014 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

A happy new year for penguins

The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society announced today that its efforts to protect a wildlife-rich coastal region in South America have paid off in the form of a new coastal marine park recently ...

Dec 31, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0

Photo album tells story of wildlife decline

With a simple click of the camera, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Zoological Society of London have developed a new way to accurately monitor long-term trends in rare and vanishing species ...

Aug 31, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Wildlife surviving conflict in Afghanistan

A new survey conducted by WCS scientists, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), reveals that large mammals, including Asiatic black bears, gray wolves, markhor goats, and leopard ...

Jun 27, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0