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Detroit Zoological Society Welcomes New Director of Conservation

Dr. David Dimitrie to lead conservation programs locally and abroad

January 22, 2024

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

ROYAL OAK, Mich. — The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has a new director of conservation.  Dr. David Dimitrie will oversee the DZS’s conservation programs, which protect wild animals, their habitats and the environment. From supporting resilient landscapes in metro Detroit to working with partners globally to preserve the Amazon rainforest and save partula snails from […]

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A Twinkling Triumph: Wild Lights Named USA Today 10Best Winner

Detroit Zoo holiday light display named one of the best in the country

December 8, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

It’s official, and the people have spoken — the Detroit Zoo has one of the best holiday light displays in the country! USA Today announced Wild Lights, presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions, was named a 10Best Zoo Lights contest winner. The Detroit Zoo’s annual holiday event, a sparkling spectacle that features millions of twinkling lights […]

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Make the Season Bright with Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

Tickets on sale now for annual holiday light festival

November 6, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

 Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo is back and bigger than ever this holiday season – and it’s the perfect place for guests of all ages to build on magical memories or make some brand-new ones!  Presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions, this highly anticipated event kicks off Friday, Nov. 24, continuing its annual tradition of […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoological Society Joins Zoos and Aquariums to Advance Global Goals to Protect Wildlife and Wild Places Across the World

With the Power of Millions Behind Us: We Are Resolved to Halt and Reverse the World’s Catastrophic Decline in Biodiversity

October 17, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) member facilities, including the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS), are uniting behind advancing the goals of the Kunnming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, including protecting at least 30 percent of the planet by 2030 (30×30). As of Oct. 10, 2023, more than 100 AZA-accredited members have already signed a declaration uniting […]

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Archive: Zoo Boo at the Detroit Zoo Kicks Off Oct. 7

Annual merry-not-scary event returns for three weekends this October

October 2, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Get ready for a bewitching experience at the Detroit Zoo this October! Zoo Boo, the Detroit Zoo’s beloved annual Halloween extravaganza presented by Corewell Health, is back for three enchanting weekends, promising “merry-not-scary” fun for guests of all ages. Zoo Boo will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. on Oct. […]

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