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Detroit Zoo Decks the Halls with Green this Holiday Season

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is dreaming of a green Christmas – and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa – by incorporating elements of its Greenprint sustainability plan into Detroit Zoo events and operations this holiday season. The Zoo’s … Continue reading

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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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Detroit Zoo Wraps Up Energy Efficiency Improvemen​t Project

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – As part of its Greenprint sustainability plan, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has completed a 14-month energy efficiency improvement project at the Detroit Zoo. The $2 million project, which began in September 2012, promises to save … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoological Society Leads Expeditions To Peru

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – For the fifteenth year, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is leading an expedition to the heart of the Peruvian rainforest to deliver school supplies to rural communities along the Amazon River. From April 6 to 15, … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo to host humane education workshop today

By Mike Fossano Our friends at the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) are hosting their annual “Sowing Seeds” humane education workshop today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ford Education Center. Presented by the DZS’s Berman Academy for Humane … Continue reading

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Stay Loyal to the Royal

A few obligations between the two of us have slowed the pace of posts, But we’re storming back strong with new posts about a plethora of topics that hopefully will get your head spinning. X X By Jeffrey Buck In … Continue reading

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