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Wildlife Trust (Established 1971)
Conservation Agency
Web Site: http://www.wildlifetrust.org

Director: Mary Pearl
Phone: 1 (212) 380-4460   Fax: 1 (212) 380-4465   E-Mail: homeoffice@wpti.org
460 West 34th Street, 17th floor, New York, New York 10001-2320 UNITED STATES
Affiliations: Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust; The Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, Columbia University; Instituto de Projectos E Pesquisas Ecologicas, Brazil; Wildlife Preservation Trust Canada; Center for Conservation Medicine, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine; Arizona Game and Fish; Consortium for Gunung Halimun National Park, Indonesia; Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center; Center for Guatemalan Biodiversity Conservation, Guatemala; Pronatura Noreste, Mexico

Mission: Wildlife Trust conserves threatened wild species and their habitats in partnership with local scientists and educators around the world.

Principal Research Programs: Brazil - Black Lion Tamarin, Black Faced Lion Tamarin; Madagascar - Ring-tailed Lemur, Black and White Ruffed Lemur.

Training Opportunities: Through the Internation Training Center for Breeding and Conservation of Endangered Species in Jersey, Channel Islands, U.K., the Wildlife Trust accepts students from emerging countries for a training program.

Number of Staff: 16

Supported Species: Leontopithecus caissara (black-faced lion tamarin), Leontopithecus chrysopygus (black lion tamarin), Varecia variegata (black-and-white ruffed lemur)

Publications: "On the Edge" (newsletter, four times a year); "The Dodo" (journal, annual); "The Wild Times" at www.thewildones.org (website newsletter, two times, December - April)

Last Updated: 2005-09-06


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