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MEDIA ADVISORY For Saturday, April 16, 2011: Long Island Game Farm Celebrates 42nd Season

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Who: Diane and Melinda Novak, Co-Owners, Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children's Zoo Long Island Game Farm staff members Alligators, buffalo, sheep, rabbits, ducks, goats, cougars, camels, zebras and other animals

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Who: Diane and Melinda Novak, Co-Owners, Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children's Zoo
Long Island Game Farm staff members
Alligators, buffalo, sheep, rabbits, ducks, goats, cougars, camels, zebras and other animals

What: The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children's Zoo celebrates its 42nd season, and opens on April 16. The Long Island Game Farm has many interactive areas where guests can touch and, unlike most zoos, actually feed the animals! This is the best time of the year to visit the Game Farm, when many of the animals have given birth to newborns. This year's newborns should include Barbados Sheep, rabbits, sheep, ducks, goats and others.

When: Saturday, April 16
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Long Island Game Farm
Chapman Boulevard, Manorville, NY

Photo Ops: Children and families interacting with animals. Long Island Game Farm staff members presenting newborn animals.

Directions: Long Island Expressway to Exit 70 South (CR 111) to Manorville.
Go south on CR 111 for half a mile. Make a right on Chapman Blvd. Go 1.5 miles. Game Farm is on the left.

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The Long Island Game Farm was founded in 1970 by Stanley and Diane Novak and is located on 25 acres of land in Manorville. The Park has grown over the years and has served as a frequent destination of school children that have grown up on Long Island. Each year, thousands of guests visit the park.