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Detroit Zoo Hosts Black-Crow​ned Night Herons

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Wild black-crowned night herons have been perched in the treetops at the Detroit Zoo for about a dozen years, but have recently become a popular “unofficial” Zoo attraction as local bird watchers flock to take a … Continue reading

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Renovated Belle Isle Nature Zoo Looks Like a Million

DETROIT, Mich. – The Belle Isle Nature Zoo has undergone more than $1 million in renovations, with improvements that include restoration of the facility’s infrastructure, eco-friendly updates and new landscaping. Years of use and harsh weather made the upgrades to … Continue reading

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Become a Member Today!

By Jeffrey Buck I’ve written about this subject before but as I travel throughout the year to new places I am always reminded how important it is to support our local attractions. In hard times and in good these great … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Attendance Tops One Million

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The community said “thanks a million” to the Detroit Zoo for the eighth consecutive year on Sunday, August 25, when 2013 attendance surpassed the one-million mark. The day ended with a total for the year so … Continue reading

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Hop on over to Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo this Saturday

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – An “egg-stravaganza” of family fun is planned for the Detroit Zoo’s 22nd annual Bunnyville celebration on Saturday, March 30, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presented by Meijer, Bunnyville features treats, games, crafts, live entertainment and … Continue reading

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Ask Yourself: Do I Want to be a Detroit Zoo Volunteer?

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking people to “Ask Yourself” in a new volunteer recruitment video. The question: Do you want to be a Detroit Zoo volunteer? The answer may be just a click away … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Has a New ‘Mane’ Man

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Simba, a 4-year-old male lion once owned by the royal family of Qatar, has found a new palace at the Detroit Zoo. The king of the jungle arrived in the United States from Saudi Arabia in … Continue reading

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