Media Advisory Get First Look at This Year’s Boo at the Zoo

Preview the Haunted Safari Adventure and the Lost Hayride before the public opening

 

Bronx, NY – Sept. 28, 2010 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is getting ready for five weekends of the annual Boo at the Zoo festivities and is offering a special opportunity to see the two of the marquee attractions – the Haunted Safari Adventure and the Lost Hayride – before they open to the public.

On Wednesday, Sept., 29th at 3:30p.m., members of the media will have an opportunity to see the new and improved Haunted Safari that incorporates 3-D Augmented Reality technology into the wildlife-themed walk-through adventure.
 
Media will also get to take the first Hayride trip through Creepy Hollows, the fictional ghost town created just for Boo at the Zoo.
 
Who:     
WCS’s Bronx Zoo Director Jim Breheny         

What:     
Sneak preview
WCS’s Bronx Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo
Haunted Safari Adventure and Lost Hayride

Where: 

WCS’s Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY
              
When:
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
               
Please RSVP to Max Pulsinelli at mpulsinelli@wcs.org or 718-220-5182.

CONTACT:     
Max Pulsinelli - 718-220-5182; mpulsinelli@wcs.org
Steve Fairchild – 718-220-5189; sfairchild@wcs.org


The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through 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.


The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo
is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Adult admission is $16, children (3-12 years old) $12, children under 3 are free, seniors (65+) are $14. Parking is $13 for cars and $16 for buses. The Bronx Zoo is conveniently located off the Bronx River Parkway at Exit 6; by train via the #2 or #5 or by bus via the #9, #12, #19, #22, MetroNorth, or BxM11 Express Bus service (from Manhattan that stops just outside the gate.) To plan your trip, visit www.bronxzoo.com  or call 718-367-1010.



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