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ONLINE Not All Scientists Wear Lab Coats: Celebrating World Frog Day at Bronx Zoo

ONLINE Not All Scientists Wear Lab Coats: Celebrating World Frog Day

  • Mar. 18, 2021, 5:30-7pm
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $12 members

This new interactive series will be highlighting diverse professionals in STEM careers called "Not All Scientists Wear Lab Coats: A WCS Global Scientist Series." In each session, you'll learn about a different conservation issue, meet a Wildlife Conservation Society staff member actively working on solutions, and discover how their unique pathway to a STEM career was influenced by their identity. Sessions are remote. Frogs are one of many highly trafficked wildlife groups often used in the pet trade and for consumption. As a leader and coordinator of the first WCS Combating Wildlife Trafficking Initiative in the Andes Amazon Orinoco region, Yovana Murillo's principal motivation "is contributing positive changes for our environment and wild species." While authorities carry out some actions, the role of citizens in prevention is essential. Yovana will reflect on how her multilingual, Peruvian veterinarian background has committed her passions to wild animal conservation for the last ten years. To celebrate World Frog Day, explore the need to reduce wildlife trafficking. Advanced registration required. 

About Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Blvd

Bronx, NY


  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food is allowed throughout
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: No

  • The Bronx Zoo is open year-round. We close on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Day. Spring and summer are naturally high-attendance seasons, but we encourage guests to visit during fall and winter as well. When the weather cools off, many animals are more active and you'll encounter fewer crowds. 

    With 265 acres of wildlife habitats and attractions, it's difficult to see the entire zoo in one day. For shorter visits, take a two-hour tour of our most popular exhibits, like Tiger Mountain, Himalayan Highlands, Congo Gorilla Forest, and World of Reptiles. During the warmer months, guests with young children can begin their visit at the Children's Zoo and then stroll Astor Court to meet our sea lions and visit Madagascar! In wintertime, warm up in JungleWorld, our giant indoor rainforest habitat. 

  • Parking: Paid

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