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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 Advertisements

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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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William Davidson Foundation Fund Grants $3 Million To Support Polk Penguin Conservation Center

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The William Davidson Foundation Fund has made a $3 million grant intention to the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) to support the development of the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo. Construction of the $26 … Continue reading

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Leap into Conservati​on by Joining FrogWatch

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society is encouraging Southeast Michigan residents to hop to it and join the local chapter of FrogWatch USA. The “citizen science” program teaches volunteers how to identify frogs and toads by their breeding … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoological Society Gives Stamp of Approval to Save Vanishing Species Semipostal

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will help stamp out extinction with a Save Vanishing Species semipostal stamp cancellation ceremony and sale at the Detroit Zoo. Representatives from the United States Postal Service (USPS), U.S. Fish and … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green at Detroit Zoo’s GreenFest, April 20-21

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo will host its inaugural GreenFest on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Zoo-wide event is dedicated to celebrating Earth Day and educating Zoo visitors about … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo’s Newest Attraction Fits in Your Pocket

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – A new Detroit Zoo mobile application makes getting a daily dose of Vitamin Z easier than ever. The Zoo’s new and improved smartphone app helps guests plan their visit, find their way, learn more about their … Continue reading

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