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On Your Mark … Get Set … Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo

Register by August 14 and save $5 ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Thousands of runners and walkers will lace up their running shoes and head over to the Detroit Zoo on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, for the 19th annual Run Wild … Continue reading

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New Year Ushers in New “Era” at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Shortly after the ball dropped at midnight on January 1, 2015, the Detroit Zoo had something special to celebrate ¬– an endangered male Grevy’s zebra born at 2:45 a.m. at the zebra habitat. The foal – … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Makes U.S. Debut at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – a collection of images from the world’s largest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition – made its U.S. debut at the Detroit Zoo’s Ford Education Center on November … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of … Continue reading

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Tri-county Seniors Invited to Free Day at the Zoo September 3

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. 3, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors 62 and older and … Continue reading

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Constructi​on Begins on Wolf Sanctuary at Detroit Zoo

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Construction has begun on the new Cotton Family wolf habitat at the Detroit Zoo. Located at the southwest corner of the park, the 2-acre sanctuary will feature grassy meadows, trees, a flowing stream and pond, … 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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