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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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Second Chance for Summer Zoomance August 21

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Those who missed the first Summer Zoomance event in July will have a second chance to fall in love with the Detroit Zoo all over again. Another after-hours, 21-and-older Summer Zoomance will take place this … Continue reading

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Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo

  By Jeffrey Buck Are you still thinking about participating in this year’s Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo? You have until Friday, August 15th to take advantage of the current fees before they increase by $5 each. There are four … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Mobile Exhibit Explores the Human–Animal Bond

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – “Animal Connections: Our Journey Together” is a traveling exhibit that introduces visitors of all ages to the complex bond between humans and animals. Presented by the Smithsonian Institution to mark the 150th anniversary of the American … Continue reading

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