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Detroit Zoo Premieres Three Films at Wild Adventure Zone

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Detroit Zoo visitors can travel from Rio de Janeiro to Alaska to a mysterious island with three new films at the Wild Adventure Zone, located in the Ford Education Center. “Rio: The 4-D Experience” and “Grizzly … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Attendance Tops 1.3 Million in 2013

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo’s annual attendance has exceeded one million for the eighth consecutive year and 1.3 million for the first time since 1997. The Zoo attracted 1,304,114 guests in 2013, up from 1,272,574 in 2012. “We’re … Continue reading

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Tri-county Seniors Invited to Free Day at the Zoo September 4

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors 62 and older and … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Ad Campaign Diagnoses “Vitamin Z Deficiency​”

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Everyone knows a visit to the Detroit Zoo provides kids with a healthy dose of Vitamin Z, but what happens when they don’t get the recommended amount? The Zoo’s new advertising campaign shows what Vitamin Z … Continue reading

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A conversation with Detroit Zoo’s Ron Kagan

By Jeffrey Buck The Detroit Zoo recently introduced the metro Detroit area to its three new grizzly bear cubs rescued from Alaska. While attending the media preview I had a chance to talk with Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading

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Grizzly Cubs Make Detroit Zoo Debut

By Jeffrey Buck Today at the Detroit Zoo is your first chance to see Mike, Thor and Boo. The three orphaned grizzly bears rescued late last year from Alaska are making their public debut today. After spending the winter months … Continue reading

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Orphaned Alaskan grizzly cubs face challenges

By Mike Fossano Three orphaned grizzly bear cubs that recently arrived at the Detroit Zoo via the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), have displayed aberrant behavior that could have detrimental long-term effects on the animals. “While physically in … Continue reading

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