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Detroit Zoological Society Searching for New Mayor of Amphibiville

April 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is looking for a new candidate to leap into office this summer as Mayor of Amphibiville. This 2-acre wetland village is home to the Detroit Zoo’s award-winning National Amphibian Conservation Center. This facility features spacious, naturalistic habitats for a spectacular diversity of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians and highlights […]

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Detroit Zoological Society Teams Up with Top Country Artists for “All Together For Animals” Virtual Benefit Concert.

March 26, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

“All Together for Animals” is a one-time, virtual benefit concert featuring some of the greatest country artists of today. Proceeds will benefit the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The evening will include performances by Brad Paisley, Old Dominion, Ashley McBryde, Wynonna, Riley Green, Jessie James Decker, Shy Carter […]

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Wildlife Tracking System Takes Flight at the Belle Isle Nature Center

March 9, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

A newly erected wildlife tracking tower at the Belle Isle Nature Center is collecting data about the movements of birds, bats, and insects such as butterflies and dragonflies as part of an international network aimed at strengthening knowledge and conservation of wildlife. The new tower supports the Motus program, which uses coordinated radio telemetry to […]

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Detroit Zoological Society Mourns Loss of Polar Bear Anana

February 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

A female polar bear at the Detroit Zoo was killed by the Zoo’s adult male bear on Monday, February 8, 2021. 20-year-old Anana died when 16-year-old male Nuka was attempting to breed her. According to Detroit Zoological Society Chief Life Sciences Officer Scott Carter, the two bears had lived together without incident in 2020. “This […]

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Two Polar Bear Cubs Born at the Detroit Zoo

January 28, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Two polar bear cubs were born at the Detroit Zoo on November 17, 2020, to 8-year-old mother Suka, and 16-year-old father, Nuka. The cubs, who have not been named yet, are the first polar bears to be born and successfully raised at the Detroit Zoo since 2004. The cubs were born in a specially-designed, private […]

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