By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor
Wondering what’s going on at the Bronx Zoo this month?
Come take a ride on the thrilling Dinosaur Safari! Witness over 20 animatronic creatures roar, hiss, move, and spit water on this electrifying prehistoric journey. Make sure you catch this exciting ride before it goes extinct, now until September 8th.
On Wednesdays – Sundays, catch Adaptations! A Dinosaur Musical, and gain insight into the adaptive traits that help the zoo’s modern animals survive and thrive. For details, times and information, check out bronxzoo.com/dino. For exciting discounts, check out bronxzoo.com/t-rex. And you can take a chance and win a fabulous weekend of NY activities and free entry to Dinosaur Safari, by entering the Dinosaur Safari Sweepstakes at Bronxzoo.com/sweeps.
August 24th & 25th: Join Denisha & Chica from the popular live children’s TV series The Sunny Side Up Show on Sprout for an interactive adventure show with a prehistoric theme! Did you know that Chica and dinosaurs share most of the same DNA? That’s right, birds are actually living dinosaurs! Come see Chica the bird in this exclusive performance about the fascinating link between modern birds and ancient dinosaurs, only at the Bronx Zoo.
After each performance, Sprout will host a meet & greet on site at the Zoo. Don’t miss a take-home goody bag that will include Sprout activity books, crayons, and stickers! August 24 & 25 at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
August 31st – September 2nd: Come meet everyone’s favorite dinosaur from the popular children’s book series, How do Dinosaurs…? This classic children’s series, written by internationally acclaimed author Jane Yolen, shows that dinosaurs who sometimes misbehave are still loved. Don’t miss this exclusive meet and greet, which will take place at 1pm, 2:30pm, & 3:30pm.