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Grizzly cubs to stay denned up at zoo for winter; ‘Vitamin Z’ campaign earns top honors

By Mike Fossano Visitors at the Detroit Zoo will have to wait until late winter or early spring for their first glimpse of the orphaned grizzly cubs that arrived at the Detroit Zoo Dec. 2 from Alaska. The Zoo’s animal … 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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Orphaned grizzly cubs to find home at Detroit Zoo

By Mike Fossano Three orphaned grizzly bear cubs will soon call the Detroit Zoo home. The 10-month-old brothers were orphaned in October after their mother was shot and killed by a poacher. The bears are being cared for at Anchorage’s … Continue reading

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