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A Personalit​y Study That is Turtly Amazing

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Maybe they just need to come out of their shells a bit. Blanding’s turtles, native to the Midwest, can live to be 50-60 years old. Their hatchlings, however, are often preyed upon, primarily by raccoons. As … Continue reading

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Second Chance for Summer Zoomance August 21

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Those who missed the first Summer Zoomance event in July will have a second chance to fall in love with the Detroit Zoo all over again. Another after-hours, 21-and-older Summer Zoomance will take place this … Continue reading

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Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo

  By Jeffrey Buck Are you still thinking about participating in this year’s Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo? You have until Friday, August 15th to take advantage of the current fees before they increase by $5 each. There are four … Continue reading

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Wild Summer Nights in August

By Jeffrey Buck There is still time to catch a concert at the Detroit Zoo‘s Wild Summer Nights. Three dates remain throughout the month of August and include two children’s groups and a folk rock group. The Wednesday night line … Continue reading

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New Penguin Conservation Center Video

By Jeffrey Buck If you read yesterday’s article about the groundbreaking of the Detroit Zoo‘s new Polk Family Penguin Conservation Center you will enjoy this animated video of the stunning new structure. Video | Source X X X

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Detroit Zoo “Breaks the Ice” on Polk Penguin Conservati​on Center

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) board members, donors, staff and guests gathered at the Detroit Zoo yesterday evening to ceremoniously “break the ice” on the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC). The groundbreaking event marks the beginning of … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Swine are Simply Divine Warts and All

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo today introduced three of five warthog piglets born April 14, 2014. Female Lucy and males Carter and Sam can be seen with mother Lilith, 9, in their habitat near the Africa Train Station. … Continue reading

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