Media Alert: President Tsakhiggiin Elbegdorj of Mongolia Visits WCS's Central Park Zoo

Friday, September 25 , 9:30 a.m.

WHO:

His Excellency Elbegdorj of Mongolia

Her Excellency Enkhtsetseg Ochir

WCS Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, John Calvelli

WCS Assistant Director, Asia Program, Peter Zahler

Central Park Zoo Director, Jeff Sailer

WHAT:          

President of Mongolia tours the Central Park Zoo. The focus will be on new snow leopard exhibit and a short discussion on WCS’ work in Mongolia.

WHERE:       

Central Park Zoo

830 Fifth Ave., at 64th St.

For directions visit www.centralparkzoo.com

 

WHEN:          

Friday, September 25, 9:30 a.m.

 

Special Note: Media Is Encouraged to Arrive at Front Gate of CPZ Between 8:45 a.m. and 9 a.m.

***EXCELLENT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY***

Please contact Barbara Russo at 212-4396527/brusso@wcs.org if you plan to attend.


The Central Park Zoo, a Wildlife Conservation Society park, is located at 64th Street and Fifth Avenue. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for children 3 to 12, and free for children under 3. Admission includes entry into the main Zoo and the Tisch Children's Zoo. Zoo hours are 10am to 5pm weekdays; 10am to 5:30pm weekends. Tickets are sold until one half-hour before closing. For further information, please call 212-439-6500 or visit www.centralparkzoo.com


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.

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