Come Follow Some Dino Tails Across New York and New Jersey! #DinoTail #BronxZoo

Something huge will be happening tomorrow, June 20, 2013, at over 40 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Hoboken, New Jersey.  You will get to see approximately 50 people sporting a very unique fashion trend. They will conspicuously be wearing a very distinctive accessory that ties into the Bronx Zoo’s newest adventure, Dinosaur Safari.

Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari

Look out for the Bronx Zoo members who will be distributing cards with a promotional code for 20% off the Total Experience tickets (including Dinosaur Safari), and information on how to win a pair of FREE tickets to the Bronx Zoo by posting a photo of the street team on Instagram and tagging it with #dinotail.

The Dinosaur Safari street team members will be out from 12-6 in some of these locations (see full location below for more details).

Check out a sneak peek here:

Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx Zoo

It’s an event 200 million years in the making! This summer, Bronx Zoo guests will be immersed in the wonders of the prehistoric world as they hop aboard a paleontologist’s wagon and take an exciting journey back to a time when dinosaurs ruled the world. Visitors will encounter 16 large-scale majestic animated creatures, as well as baby dinosaurs and nests, representing numerous species that once roamed various areas of the globe.

The limited engagement outdoor exhibit setting will evoke a primeval forest where visitors will ride through a prehistoric environment that showcases the brilliant colors, scales, and fins that latest scientific research reveals may have adorned these incredible beasts.  By comparing these adaptations of dinosaurs with similar features found in modern animals, the visitor will get insight into why animals look the way they do across time and the fascinating adaptations that help them thrive and survive.

Guests will disembark at the Dinosaur Safari Field site and experience what it feels like to be at an archeological dig. Guests can uncover fossils at three fossil digs, explore real dinosaur artifacts, pose for a picture atop a mighty T. rex, and even control a robotic Stegosaurus! Within the park, visitors can create hands-on dinosaur crafts and fossil rubbings, take home a memory from the dinosaur merchandise cart, catch the 4-D experience; Ice Age; Dawn of the Dinosaurs and watch the magical new theatrical performance of Adaptations! A Dinosaur Musical. It will be a dino-mite summer at the Bronx Zoo!

Locations for “Dino Tails” Street Teams:

  • Battery Park City: Battery Place – Chambers between West St. and Hudson River Esplanade
  • Pier 25 & Esplanade: Chambers – North Moore St.
  • Gramercy Park & Union Square: 14th – 23rd St. between 1st and Park Ave. (Union Square is between Union Square E & W)
  • Stuyvesant Square (2nd Ave. between 15th and 17th St. • Gramercy Park (20th – 21st between Irving and Lex) • Union Square (14th – 17th St. between Union Square E & W)
  • Hudson River Park: N Moore St.–16th St.
  • Hudson River Park: Chelsea Lawn 17th St.–34th St.
  • Financial District: Bowling Green – Barclays St. between Church & Water
  • Brooklyn Bridge: Barclay–Worth St. between Broadway & Pearl St.
  • Soho-Nolita: Canal–Houston St. between 6th Ave. & Bowery St.
  • West Village: Houston–14th St. between Hudson St. & 6th Ave.
  • Greenwich Village-Noho: Houston–13th St. between 6th Ave. & Bowery
  • Chelsea: The Highline and Chelsea Market
  • Chelsea: 14th–22nd St. between 6th–11th Ave.
  • Chelsea: 23rd–30th St. between 6th–11th Ave.
  • Penn Station/Herald Square: 31st–37th St. between Broadway & 9th Ave.
  • Hell’s Kitchen: 43rd–54th St. on Hudson River Park & 38th–50th St. between 8th &11th Ave.
  • Columbus Circle-Lincoln Square: 51st – 68th St. between 6th & West End Ave.
  • UWS: 70th–82nd St. between Central Park West & West End Ave.
  • UWS: 83rd–103rd St. between Central Park West & West End Ave.
  • Lower East Side: Below Houston St. between Bowery & Columbia St.
  • East Village-Alphabet City: Houston–14th St. between Bowery & Avenue D
  • East Village: East River Park and Stuyvesant Town
  • Flatiron District: 14th–26th Sts. between 1st & 6th Ave.
  • Murray Hill-Medical City: 27th–42nd St. between 1st & Madison Ave.
  • Midtown East/Grand Central: 42nd–50th St. between 1st & 6th Ave.
  • Midtown East: 50th–63rd St. between 1st & 6th Ave.
  • UES: 63rd–79th St. between 2nd & 5th Ave.
  • UES: 79th–96th St. between 2nd & 5th Ave.
  • UES: 63rd – 96th St. between FDR Dr. & 2nd Ave.
  • 42nd Street: 42nd Street between 10th and 2nd Ave.
  • 34th Street: 34th Street between 10th and 2nd Ave.
  • 23rd  Street: 23rd Street between 11th  and Park Ave.
  • 5th Ave: 5th Ave. between 59th and 14th St.
  • Central Park: 59th–72nd St.
  • Central Park: 68th–83rd St.
  • Central Park: 81st–97th St.
  • Central Park: 97th–100th St.
  • Brooklyn: Park Slope, Flatbush Ave.–14th St. between 5th & 8th Ave.
  • Brooklyn: Prospect Park, south of Center Drive
  • Brooklyn: Prospect Park, north of Center Drive
  • Brooklyn: Brooklyn Heights, Atlantic Ave. to Old Fulton St., East River to Court St./Cadman Plaza
  • Brooklyn: Dumbo, Nassau St. to East River, Bridge St. to Brooklyn Bridge
  • New Jersey: Hoboken

Disclosure: As a Bronx Zoo Blog Ambassador, I received a free family membership in exchange for my participation. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions expressed here are always my own.


  1. The Bronx Zoo is such a valuable cultural institution for the borough of the Bronx. It is great to see that they are being more creative with the family friendly activities that they offer.
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