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Aadorable Aardvark Aarrives at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – A female aardvark was born at the Detroit Zoo February 11, 2014, the third offspring for 10-year-old Rachaael and 11-year-old Mchimbaji. Named Kaatie, the calf weighed less than 4 pounds at birth and has since more … Continue reading

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William Davidson Foundation Fund Grants $3 Million To Support Polk Penguin Conservation Center

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The William Davidson Foundation Fund has made a $3 million grant intention to the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) to support the development of the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo. Construction of the $26 … Continue reading

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Leap into Conservati​on by Joining FrogWatch

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society is encouraging Southeast Michigan residents to hop to it and join the local chapter of FrogWatch USA. The “citizen science” program teaches volunteers how to identify frogs and toads by their breeding … Continue reading

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How Do Animals Make Woo at the Zoo?

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Birds do it. Bees do it. Find out how animals at the Detroit Zoo do it at the third annual Love Gone Wild on Friday, February 14, 2014, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Open to both singles … 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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