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THE DALLAS ZOO AND THE TEXAS RANGERS TEAM UP TO PRESENT THE 4TH ANNUAL WILDLIFE EDUCATION DAY AT THE BALLPARK AT ARLINGTON
Apr 11, 2012

WHAT:
The Dallas Zoo’s Animal Adventures team presents Wildlife Education Day with the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark at Arlington reaching students from across North Texas about wildlife conservation.

VISUALS:
Dallas Zoo’s Animal Expert Chris Johnson shares information about his special guests including an American alligator, great horned owl, boa constrictor, and trumpeter hornbill

African Penguins help throw out the first pitch with Dallas Zoo’s Deputy Director Lynn Kramer, DVM

 

WHO:
Lynn Kramer, DVM, deputy director of animal conservation and science

Sean Greene, deputy director for education and interpretation

Chris Johnson, interpretive programs manager

WHEN:
Thursday, April 12, 2012

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.  Animal presentation including animals from the Americas and Africa followed by a Q&A with the students

1:00 p.m. Lynn Kramer throws first pitch with African penguins on the mound

 

WHERE:
The Ballpark at Arlington

BACK- GROUND:
The Dallas Zoo, an accredited member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, is the largest zoological experience in Texas with 106 acres of developed land. It is. American Airlines is the official airline of the Dallas Zoo. The Zoo is located at 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35 at Marsalis). The Zoo is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $15 for ages 12-64, $12 for ages 3-11 and 65+, and free for ages 2 and younger and DZS members. For more information, download the free iPhone app, visit www.DallasZoo.com or call (469) 554-7500.

Contact:  Priscilla Hagstrom

Director of Communications
469 554 7425 office
214 448 9136 mobile
Priscilla.Hagstrom@DallasZoo.com

 


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