40 Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs to Inhabit more than 2 Acres
MEDIA PREVIEW DATE:
Thursday, April 11 10a-2p
PUBLIC OPENING DATE:
Friday, April 19
Dinosaurs will be making a big comeback this summer at the Bronx Zoo. Dinosaur Safari – the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America. Members of the media are invited to preview the experience on Thursday, April 11 from 10a-2p. The experience will open to the public on Friday, April 19.
The immersive experience will take adventurers on a ride through a two-acre wooded area of the Bronx Zoo where 40 ultra-realistic, life-sized animatronic dinosaurs lurk Featured dinosaur species include two massive 40 foot long Tyrannosaurus rex , a favorite species in popular culture that was the apex predator in its time; the lesser-known Omeisaurus, a herbivore that spans more than 60 feet head-to-tail and towers over the safari trail; and the Spinosaurus, which was one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs ever to roam the Earth.
The narrated ride and a Dinosaur Safari Field Guide will showcase each species and illustrate some of the physical and behavioral adaptations utilized by many dinosaurs and modern-day wildlife.
This limited engagement will run for the 2019 season only (Friday, April 19 – Sunday, Nov. 3) and will be included in the zoo’s Total Experience ticket. For tickets, more information about Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx Zoo, and a full list of daily activities, visit www.BronxZoo.com.
Members of the media interested in covering the Dinosaur Safari should RSVP for one of the two available press preview dates by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Media Preview:
Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari
Where: WCS’s Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
When: By appointment
Thursday, April 11, 2019; 10am to 2pm
Members of the media interested in photographing and covering the Dinosaur Safari should make an appointment with Bronx Zoo Communications Department by calling Max Pulsinelli at 718-220-5182 / 571-218-7601 or emailing email@example.com.
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