Dinosaurs and Fossils

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August 04, 2013


Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

$8 adults; $6 students and seniors; $5 children ages 3-14; free for children 2 and younger

Event description: Dinosaur enthusiasts, Harry Strano and Richie Mirissis will use fossil evidence to take kids back to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Dig for fossils, examine rubbings, and meet some experts. Did you know that a crab fossil deting back 65 million years was found on Staten Island and named kleinfelderi after Walter Kleinfelder, the Curtis High School student who found it?

Address: 614 Broadway
Staten Island, NY 10310
Phone: 718-442-3101
Website: www.statenislandzoo.org

About Staten Island Zoo

Standard hours: 10 am to 4:45pm daily
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: No
Stroller check: No
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: No

The Staten Island Zoo is a 8-acre suburban zoo in West Brighton, Staten Island, New York City. The zoo is open year round except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: NA
Play area: Outdoor


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