Media Advisory: World Series Trophy on Display at WCS Bronx Zoo

Come celebrate the New York Yankee’s victorious 2009 season


Visitors will have unique opportunity to take photos with the trophy

Thursday, February 11


New York, NY- February 8, 2010 - The New York Yankees have done it again, and the World Series trophy will be making a stop at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo for one day only.

Visitors will have a chance to get closer than ever to this prestigious award. Commemorate the New York Yankee’s 2009 World Series victory by admiring and taking photos with the iconic trophy.

Who:              
Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo and The New York Yankees

When:            
Thursday, February 11th, 2010 
                        12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where:
          Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo at Zoo Center

What:
            World Series Trophy viewing and photo opportunity


Contact:
Max Pulsinelli - 718-220-5182, mpulsinell@wcs.org
Sophie Bass - 718-220-6853, sbass@wcs.org
Steve Fairchild - 718-2205189, sfairchild@wcs.org



The Wildlife Conservation Society Bronx Zoo is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Day.  Adult admission is $15, children (3-12 years old) $11, children under 3 are free, seniors (65+) are $13. Parking is $12 for cars and $16 for buses. WCS’s 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.


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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