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Causes: Animals, Protection of Endangered Species, Wildlife Preservation & Protection, Zoos & Aquariums

Mission: The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through careful science, global conservation, education, and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to the integrity of life on Earth.

Programs: Global conservation and health programs are funded primarily by restricted gifts, grants and contracts from private individuals, foundations, federal agencies and other sources. Accomplishments continued on schedule o.

bronx zoo and new york aquarium: total attendance at all five wcs facilities was 3,992,176. At the bronx zoo attendance totalled 1,862,926 and at the new york aquarium attendance totalled 506,044. Accomplishments continued schedule o

city zoos: central park/prospect park and queens zoos; central park zoo (cpz) attendance 1,016,259; prospect park zoo (ppz) attendance 305,802; queens zoo attendance 301,145. Accomplishments continued on schedule 0

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Rating: 2

I have been a contributor in to many conservation organizations in the past but now before I write a check to any non-profit I go to http://www.tampabay.com/charitychecker/ and look up the organization. Great Nonprofits is just one of the organizations that they report the reviews from. I share other peoples feelings about the top one percent getting fatter and fatter while most of us are struggling to get by. I feel especially strong about the heads of non-profits getting obscenely high compensation. If they believe in the cause they should be content with a good but reasonable salary. Think how much good work their organizations could do with the money they pocket