Press Room

  1 2 3 21

ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY AT THE DETROIT ZOO MAY 20

May 18, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Without help, thousands of endangered species – from giraffes and gorillas to toads and butterflies – could be gone in a blink. To recognize Endangered Species Day on Friday, May 20, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is highlighting some of its critical wildlife conservation initiatives at the Detroit Zoo. Zookeeper talks and enrichment activities will […]

Read More

DON’T DE-SPARE – BOWLING FOR RHINOS RETURNS MAY 21

May 11, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) invites bowlers to help save rhinoceroses one pin at a time at Bowling for Rhinos.  The annual bowl-a-thon for the conservation of endangered rhinos will take place Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7 p.m., at Hartfield Lanes Family Fun Center in Berkley, 3490 12 Mile Road, […]

Read More

Penguin Mania to Ensue at Sunset at the Zoo June 10

Black-and-white bash celebrates penguins’ new home

May 2, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society’s annual Sunset at the Zoo fundraiser, presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions, is the hottest ticket in town for the coolest event of the summer.  Themed “Penguin Palooza” in celebration of the Detroit Zoo’s new Polk Penguin Conservation Center, Sunset takes place Friday, June 10, 2016, 7-11:30 p.m.  The 21-and-older event is […]

Read More

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo May 13-14

April 22, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 40 local animal welfare organizations, will host the spring 2016 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, May 13, 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and […]

Read More

Polk Penguin Conservation Center Opens April 18 at Detroit Zoo

April 13, 2016

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo has built a home fit for a king – penguin, that is – and a gentoo, macaroni and rockhopper, too.  More than 80 of these aquatic birds are settling into their spacious new digs at the Polk Penguin Conservation Center as the Zoo prepares to unveil the facility […]

Read More
  1 2 3 21