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Detroit Zoological Society Tracks Isle Royale Wolf, Moose Populations

October 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has formed a Zoo-Park Partnership (ZPP) for America’s Keystone Wildlife with Isle Royale National Park to support the recovery of wolves and their relationship with moose on this island in the middle of Lake Superior. ZPP collaborative field conservation efforts focus on understanding how introduced wolves are adapting to their […]

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Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo is Back and Brighter Than Ever

October 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Wild Lights, the Detroit Zoo’s annual holiday light display presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions, receives glowing reviews each year by visitors who have made it a holiday tradition. Starting November 20, more than 5 million twinkling LED lights will brighten the evening sky and illuminate buildings, 445 trees and 280 sculptures. Now in its ninth […]

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Celebrating a Positive Year for Piping Plovers

September 30, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

As the weather cools in Michigan and we bid summer farewell, a very special community of shorebirds takes wing on their annual southward migration. Piping plovers are small, endangered birds who are commonly found in the northern Great Lakes region and return here each summer to breed. Breeding pairs camouflage their small clutches of eggs […]

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Award Recognizes Detroit Zoological Society’s Commitment to Diversity

September 24, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

In recognition of its commitment to diversity and community engagement, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has been honored with a 2021 Diversity Champion award from Corp! Magazine. Corp! Magazine recognizes businesses, organizations and leaders who champion diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives within their communities. The selection honors the DZS for its work to address transportation […]

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Meet Grizzly Bear Jebbie, a Companion for Polar Bear Laerke

September 23, 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

An orphaned grizzly bear cub from Tok, Alaska has found sanctuary at the Detroit Zoo. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) received reports of a grizzly bear cub wandering alone near a neighborhood in June. Much too young to be separated from his mother, the ADF&G moved him to the Alaska Zoo in […]

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