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5 Big-Value Must-Have Family Memberships

True New Yorkers know how to score the best deal on anything; New York parents can be especially savvy about getting the most bang for every buck. 1,746 more words

Things To Do

Bronx Zoo Kicks Off Annual Toy Drive For Military Families

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Everyone is getting into the holiday spirit– even the animals at the zoo. Well, sort of.

The Bronx Zoo kicked off its annual toy drive Friday with all the goodies going to local military families, CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reported. 307 more words

News

Saber-Toothed Deer Alive in Afghanistan

Brian Thomas, M.S. (ICR) / 14 NOV 2014 – Based on journal entries, a Danish survey team probably sighted musk deer while working in the remote regions of northeast Afghanistan in 1948, but that was the last official sighting—until now. 334 more words

Science

Profile of conservation biologist Krithi Karanth

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Making-a-difference/2014/1105/Krithi-Karanth-s-quest-help-people-and-wildlife-to-coexist-in-India

WORLD PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Difference Maker

Krithi Karanth’s quest: help people and wildlife to coexist in India

Krithi Karanth has witnessed threats, poachers, and forest fires as she tries to learn how people and wildlife can live in harmony in a crowded India. 1,371 more words

Wildlife Conservation

Throwback Thursday: Madagascar!

The case study below is from a summative evaluation RK&A did with the Wildlife Conservation Society.  The Madagascar! exhibit at the Bronx Zoo is an indoor exhibit that allows visitors to come face-to-face with wildlife from this island habitat.  486 more words

Evaluation

First "Vampire" Musk Deer Seen in Sixty Years!

Earlier this week, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Afghanistan confirmed sightings of the critically endangered Kashmir Musk Deer (Moschus cupreus) – the first positive observation in the wild… 121 more words

Feel Good

AFGHAN FANGED DEER

— “unlike most other species of deer, the male musk deer don’t have antlers. instead, they have fangs that protrude like tusks from the animal’s mouth.” 14 more words

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