Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo Shows off Creepy Crawlies for Halloween

Here is more information related to the scary events taking place in the Bronx Zoo this month, in connection with the Halloween activities they have scheduled. It should be great family fun and an opportunity to take advantage of the outdoors before Father Frost arrives.


(Sticks in Space – Asian walking sticks strike a pose against a black background.
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo Shows off Creepy Crawlies for Halloween

Bronx, NY- Oct. 5, 2011 – Some of the inhabitants of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo are always ready for Halloween. Zoo visitors can get into the spirit of the holiday with these creepy invertebrates in the Bronx Zoo’s JungleWorld exhibit. Visit for a full list of Boo at the Zoo activities and to vote for the best creepy crawly photo.

Boo at the Zoo returns to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo every weekend in October with Halloween-themed family entertainment and activities. Attractions and activities embrace spirit of the season and highlight wildlife like bugs, bats, snakes, and nocturnal animals that have become iconic to Halloween.

WCS’s Boo at the Zoo is made possible by the following generous sponsors:

Presented by: Pepsi
Supported by: FedEx, Verizon Wireless

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, 5:30 p.m. weekends. 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 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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