ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 15, 2012 – Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver will receive free admission, parking and rides on the Tauber Family Railroad.

Senior Day will feature live music, tractor train tours, bingo and a senior resource area.  The day's activities will also include zookeeper talks highlighting some of the Zoo's senior animal residents.

The fall Senior Day is one of two free days for tri-county seniors held annually at the Detroit Zoo in appreciation for voter approval in 2008 of a ballot proposal to fund the Zoo.