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DZS Selected For Fellowship to Advance Diversity and Inclusion

February 1, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has been selected to take part in a year-long fellowship through the Cultural Competence Learning Institute, an initiative of children’s museums and science centers working to advance diversity and inclusion in their staffs, programs and audiences. As part of the fellowship, the DZS will develop a […]

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“Zoonique” Job Opportunities Abound

Detroit Zoo now hiring for busy 2016 season

January 27, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – People who are passionate about penguins, obsessed with otters or fascinated by frogs might consider working at the wildest place in town this year. The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is looking for smiling, energetic, friendly and enthusiastic individuals for seasonal employment during the Detroit Zoo’s peak time – March through December. […]

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How Do Animals Make Woo at the Zoo?

Find out when the Detroit Zoo hosts Love Gone Wild February 14

January 21, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Birds do it. Bees do it. Find out how animals at the Detroit Zoo do it at the fifth annual Love Gone Wild on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Open to both singles and sweethearts 21 and older, this memorable Valentine’s Day event takes informal science learning to a new level through a candid, intimate and […]

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Leap into Conservation by Joining FrogWatch

Classes to be held in January, February and March at the Detroit Zoo

January 14, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is inviting 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 calls and to gather and record data that supports a national network. “We already know about the extinctions […]

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‘Green Day’ at the Detroit Zoo

January 12, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The holidays may be over but the fun is just getting started for the animals at the Detroit Zoo. Many of their habitats will be “spruced up” this week – beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 – when they are given recycled holiday evergreen trees to play with, roll around, strip and tear apart. Detroit Zoo […]

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