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Detroit Zoological Society Announces Second Annual Wildlife Conservation Gala

March 17 event focuses on global efforts to save endangered amphibians

December 4, 2017

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

With nearly half of the world’s 7,660 known amphibian species at risk due to habitat loss, climate change, pollution, infectious diseases and other factors, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will shine a spotlight on this global crisis at the second annual Wildlife Conservation Gala. Held at the Detroit Zoo’s iconic Wildlife Interpretive Gallery on Saturday, […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Makes U.S. Debut at Detroit Zoo

Exhibition begins November 18 at Ford Education Center

November 10, 2017

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Britain’s foremost natural history museum has selected the Detroit Zoo as the site of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition’s U.S. debut for the 12th consecutive year. The show begins November 18, 2017, at the Ford Education Center and runs through May 13, 2018. It is free with Zoo admission. “Words don’t do justice […]

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Vote for Detroit Zoo’s Wild Lights in Best Zoo Lights Competition

Annual holiday light display starts November 18

November 8, 2017

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Fans of the Detroit Zoo’s Wild Lights have the opportunity to show that their hometown zoo’s spectacular holiday light display is the best of the best. USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards has selected the Detroit Zoo as a contender in its Best Zoo Lights contest. Twenty zoos throughout the country are in contention for […]

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Conservationists Flock to Detroit Zoo for Urban Bird Summit November 9

Groups work to protect migratory birds and their habitats

November 6, 2017

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The eighth biennial State of the Strait conference – titled “Urban Bird Summit: Status, Trends and Risks to Species that Call the Corridor Home” – will be held Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at the Detroit Zoo. Up to 200 participants from Canada and the U.S. are expected to attend the conference to learn about threats […]

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