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Wildlife Conservation Society

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Published on Apr 01, 2019

Getting Started!

We are very excited that we have almost completed our interview and observation protocol! Once we finalize the interview and observation we will send them to be reviewed by the Wildlife Conservatio...

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Published on Mar 14, 2019

We Did It!

Thank you all so much for your support, kind words, and contributions! We are so excited to get to work on this important research project! Looking forward to sharing our progress with you!

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Published on Mar 12, 2019

Thanks to everyone who has contributed . . .

Thanks to all of our supporters we are so close to full funding! In fact we are so close that if everyone who has contributed, found someone else to contribute just $8 we would be over our goal! Th...

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Published on Mar 08, 2019

Perspectives from Our Staff: Chris J. & Alyssa

Perspectives from Our Staff: Chris J. & AlyssaBuilding Bridges: Co-Constructing with Chris J.Interacting with animal ambassadors encourages visitors of all ages to participate in conservation b...

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Published on Mar 05, 2019

Thank You All!

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Published on Mar 04, 2019

Perspectives from Our Staff: Nicole & Chris M.

Perspectives from Our Staff: Nicole & Chris M.Caring for Animals: Animals' Personal Stories by NicoleI really enjoy connecting the ambassador animals’ personal stories to the lessons we teach. ...

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Published on Feb 28, 2019

Perspectives from Our Staff: Veronica and Joe

Changing Opinions: Veronica's ExperiencesI love to change perceptions about misunderstood animals like snakes! My favorite is Aladdin, our six-foot carpet python. I remember once there was a child ...

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Published on Feb 27, 2019

Working with and connecting to the animals

The staff who facilitate experiences with visitors and ambassador animals believe it is important for their audience to see that they care about the animal as an individual and also as a representa...

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Published on Feb 25, 2019

Experience it for Yourself!

We know you are interested in this project, so why not consider participating in some programs where you can meet wildlife up-close at the Bronx Zoo!https://bronxzoo.com/programshttps://bronxzoo.co...

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Thank you Eli!
Mar 13, 2019
The role of facilitation in sparking curiosity and conservation intentions during up-close animal encounters
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Thank you Misha!
Mar 12, 2019
The role of facilitation in sparking curiosity and conservation intentions during up-close animal encounters
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Thank you for your excitement and support Marta!
Feb 05, 2019
The role of facilitation in sparking curiosity and conservation intentions during up-close animal encounters
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