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Frontier Town News - Exciting Action at Frontier Town Horses leaping...
Exciting Action at Frontier Town Horses leaping . over flaming -hurdles! -hurdles! It happens every day. Actually, it happens' three times every day during iheex-citing iheex-citing iheex-citing WiH Bill Cody Circus and Rodeo at. the popular Adiron-4-pay Adiron-4-pay Adiron-4-pay Adiron-4-pay Adiron-4-pay for their folly with western dacks tourist attraction,-(Fron attraction,-(Fron attraction,-(Fron tier Town). For the young and old alike who thrill to real wes- wes- . tern rodeo action, there is no place else in the world where aU of the stunt, trick riding, fancy roping, bull whip artistry and trick shooting can be seen . . . "even at the annual, major western western rodeos. ( ... . The July 1970 Western Horseman Horseman magazine not only credits Frontier Town with the greatest array of rodeo excitement anywhere anywhere by also states that many of the stars of the western "big-time" "big-time" "big-time" rodeo circuits "got their start at Frontier Town." " l ' Not at all surprising whert you consider the fact that New York State can boast of more horses than are found in the entire state of Texas! Were Horace Greeley alive today ' and still editing his newspaper in Poult-ney, Poult-ney, Poult-ney, Vermont, he might exhort enthus:asts to. "Go north young man! . . . go north to Frontier Town and see what real western action was and is all about." Located at Exit 29 on the New York Northway, Frontier Town Is an authentic recreated west ern town of the pre-civil pre-civil pre-civil war era, populated, with living, leg endary characters from that period. period. Marshall Wyatt Earp, the dastardly Dalton Boys, Casey Jones and his "Old No. 44" steam train, Speedy Gonzales, the fastest gun In the west (almost). (almost). Weasel Eye Willie who drives' one of the many stage - c o a c h e s ' that cart - visitors around the town. Col. Custer and his cavalry, and of course, Wild Bill Cody '.himself who leads the parade that' starts each of the three daily rodeos. Between shows' there's contin uous action on the streets of the town . . . shoot-outs, shoot-outs, shoot-outs, outlaw forays forays through town with pistols blazing .,,.,.' an "almost fair-triar fair-triar fair-triar byjHdgeJtoy.Beanfor the unfortunate miscreants who "justice." Everybody joins in the fun in a setting so authentic that it's hard to remember that it's 1971 and you're really at Frontier. Town and not caught in a time warp that has somehow transported you back more than a century to the old west, Children And Animals Get Together Realizing the affection which exists between children and baby animals, seven zoological parks in New York State main-, main-, main-, tain special areas for youngsters. youngsters. Three of the seven are in New .York City. The others are in ' Binghamton, ; , Buffalo, Syracuse Syracuse and Utica. " There are also at least a half dozen game farms in- in- upstate New.. York, "notes. the State De-' De-' De-' partment of Commerce, where a friendly rapport between the young set and familiar farm and woodland animals is encouraged. encouraged. , i Burnet Park Zoo in Syracuse wraps its children's park in a fairytale setting, with benches in the shape of horses and other animals. Zoo visitors can wander' wander' through the stockaded area and watch the antics of pigmy burros, goats, a four-horned four-horned four-horned sheep and black bear cubs. A baby elephant and bear cubs in Buffalo's Delaware Park Zoo fascinate young visitors at the children's area, as do the main park's modern giraffe house and the antics of the polar bears. In all, the zoo- zoo- exhibits more than 400 species of mammals, mammals, birds and reptiles. . : : Some of the 360 animals at Utica Utica Zoo, in Roscoe Conkling Park, live ia its children's zoo. A woodland "'setting'"." provides background for the exhibits at Binghamton's Ross Park Zoo. New things are in store' for visitors to the Bronx Zoo in New York City this summer. Here, to gain admittance to the. Children's Children's Zoo and Animal Nursery, adults must be accompanied by a child. Youngsters come in close contact with ducks, geese, lambs and kids (the goat-like goat-like goat-like kind) and can look on as zoo attendants attendants display "owls, king snakes, sparrow hawks, ferrets and opossums. Tourists can see the ' animals' food being prepared prepared and baby animals being fed. ' r- r- ' The- The- children's zoo at Bronx Park is open from April through October. The' main zoo, is open year-round. year-round. year-round. Central Park Zoo, near Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, displays animals against, a background of skyscraper apartment, buildings. buildings. Although technically a menagerie, rather than a zoo, Central Park isyet a popular and convenient attraction for many New York City, visitors. Queens Zoo and Children's Farm boasts a collection of native native North American animals that include seals; deer, waterfowl waterfowl and bears. Other municipally-operated municipally-operated municipally-operated municipally-operated zoos in- in- the Empire Empire State are located iri-Niag-ara iri-Niag-ara iri-Niag-ara iri-Niag-ara iri-Niag-ara Falls, Watertown, Staten Island Island and Brooklyn. ', Privately-operated Privately-operated Privately-operated zoos and game parks open to .the" public include:, long Island, Wildlife Refuge, Quogue; Hudson Valley. Birch Hill Game Park,' Patterson; Patterson; Montfort "Reptile" Institute, Rhinebeck; " Catskills, Catskill Game Farm', between Cairo and Palenville; Andy Gugel's Game Farm, Eldred; Capital District-Saratoga District-Saratoga District-Saratoga . Area, Adirondack Game Farm, Dolgeville; Bea-versprite Bea-versprite Bea-versprite Sanctuary, Dolgeville; Fox's West Sand

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 05 Jun 1971, Sat,
  3. Page 55

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