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2014-02-24 23:03:16

Starting September 1, 2014, the Bronx office of ENT & Allergy Associates will expand even further to welcome Otolaryngologist Leon Chen, MD. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Over 1.4 million New Yorkers call the Bronx their home, as do Van Cortlandt Park, the New York Botanical Garden, the Bronx Zoo, and, of course, the New York Yankees. But that’s not all. New York City’s only mainland-based borough is also the location of one of ENT and Allergy Associates’ (ENTA)...

Endangered Turtles Get Help From Conservationists
2012-04-12 13:18:44

Several turtle and tortoise species that are on the verge of extinction are getting a second chance for survival with the help of the US Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), which is committing all of its resources and expertise to take direct responsibility to save the planet´s most endangered Testudines. The WCS said it will draw from its zoos and aquariums, its Global Health Program, and its Global Conservation Program, to ensure the continued survival of at least half of the...

2012-04-05 23:02:59

The Bronx Zoo and Bears2Go.com have partnered to create an exciting and interactive new experience which can only be found at the Bronx Zoo this Spring and Summer. (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 The Bronx Zoo and Bears2Go.com have partnered to create an exciting and interactive new experience which can only be found at the Bronx Zoo this Spring & Summer. Bears2Go, the premier supplier of collectible, stuffable plush animals, is excited to announce their new partnership with The Bronx Zoo....

Image 1 - Veterinarians Collaborate To Solve Mysterious Wild Tiger Deaths
2011-10-01 07:24:50

Health experts from Wildlife Conservation Society´s Bronx Zoo, Primorskaya State Agricultural Academy, and Moscow Zoo uncover how distemper may be affecting Siberian tigers A team of Russian veterinary colleagues and health experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo are collaborating to understand how distemper -- a virus afflicting domestic dogs and many wildlife species -- may be a growing threat to Siberian (Amur) tigers. The team presented its results at the...

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2011-07-14 10:49:24

The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered a surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards living in the mountainous reaches of northeastern Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor, according to a new study. The discovery gives hope to the world's most elusive big cat, which calls home to some of the world's tallest mountains. Between 4,500 and 7,500 snow leopards remain in the wild scattered across a dozen countries in Central Asia. The study, which appears in the June 29th issue of the...

2010-09-14 07:30:00

New Action Tours Debut BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hikes through a centuries-old forest; canoe rides down the river; bike rides through the foliage...autumn is an irresistible time to "fall for the Bronx." With its new "Fall For The Bronx" Action Tours, New York City's northernmost borough beckons visitors and tempts locals to experience its riches once again. "Every season has its charms, but the fall is especially beautiful in the Bronx," said Bronx Borough...

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2010-08-18 09:40:30

Tiny toads, extinct in the wild, now reside in propagation center in Dar es Salaam after being bred by Toledo Zoo and Bronx Zoo In a bold effort to save one of the world's rarest amphibians from extinction, one hundred Kihansi spray toads have been flown home to Tanzania after being painstakingly reared at the Bronx Zoo and The Toledo Zoo working in close partnership with the Tanzanian government and the World Bank. The toads now reside at a new, state-of the-art propagation center in Dar es...

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2009-03-27 09:16:21

Wildlife Conservation Society and Brain Tumor Foundation help silverback Fubo with brain scan Talk about house calls! The Wildlife Conservation Society thanks The Brain Tumor Foundation and its "Road To Early Detection" campaign for their assistance in performing a brain scan on a gorilla at the Bronx Zoo. The on-site procedure"”performed by dozens of wildlife veterinarians, zookeepers, and medical personnel from several institutions"”was made possible by the Bobby Murcer Mobile...

2008-07-27 09:00:23

By JAMES PRICHARD By James Prichard The Associated Press GRAND HAVEN, Mich. WHEN NATURE CALLS, campers at Michigan's Grand Haven State Park can now go "green" at a new, environmentally friendly toilet-shower building that is the first of its kind in the state park system. Construction on a similar facility at Otsego Lake State Park near Gaylord is scheduled to begin this fall. Officials hope to eventually replace all the rest-rooms at Michigan's 97 state parks and recreation areas...

2008-07-11 15:00:31

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK Investigators were examining whether a wind gust might have caused a gondola breakdown that left passengers dangling over the Bronx Zoo for almost five hours. The zoo's Skyfari ride remained closed Thursday, a day after the mishap. Thirty-seven passengers were stranded Wednesday when one of the cable cars became misaligned in mid-flight. No one was hurt, and Fire Department officials said there was no danger the gondola would fall. (c) 2008 Record,...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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