Media Advisory/Photo Op - Wildlife Rescue at the Ontario Science Centre

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ - "Fly" with whooping cranes on their first migratory route. See what happens to orphaned baby elephants. Learn how to milk a sturgeon. Step into the rescue and recovery efforts of people who dedicate their lives to saving animals when Wildlife Rescue opens on May 18, 2017 at the Ontario Science Centre and runs until September 4, 2017. From seabirds to turtles and orangutans to pandas, this wildly interactive exhibition explores the innovative ways used to capture, raise and release endangered animals back to the wild. Experience the science behind global efforts to address species decline and see how you can make a difference in the rehabilitation of diverse wildlife across the planet.


Media preview of Wildlife Rescue


Dr. Maurice Bitran, CEO and Chief Science Officer, Ontario Science Centre

Kira Webb, Researcher/Programmer, Ontario Science Centre

Cylita Guy, PhD Candidate and Host, Ontario Science Centre

Special Guests: Grade 8 students from Valley Park Middle School and Grade 12 students from the Ontario Science Centre Science School


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

9:30 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Formal remarks

10:30 a.m.

Self-guided tour of exhibition


Ontario Science Centre

770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON

Please enter via main lobby.

Television crews may enter via South C via Gateway Boulevard

R.S.V.P. or 416-696-3154


SOURCE Ontario Science Centre

For further information: Media contacts: Anna Relyea, Director, Strategic Communications, 416-696-3273 | c: 416-668-1967,; Jefferson Darrell, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-3154; Amanda Blitz, Media Relations Officer, 416-696-4578,


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