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Vitamin Z Awaits: Detroit Zoo Reopening for Members June 8

Detroit Zoological Society Announces New Safety Guidelines to Help Protect Visitors, Animals

June 4, 2020

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

As Michigan continues to emerge from hibernation, the Detroit Zoological Society is looking forward to welcoming members back to the Detroit Zoo by reservation starting Monday, June 8, with new safety guidelines and protocols in place aimed at helping to protect guests, staff and the animals. “Our goal is to provide the great Zoo experience […]

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Archive: Spring Forward Into Amphibian Fun and Learning at the Belle Isle Nature Center

Experience a “toadally” awesome amphibian awareness event on March 8

February 28, 2020

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) invites visitors to spring forward into Daylight Saving Time at the Belle Isle Nature Center while learning about amphibians at its annual Spring Forward celebration. The free event takes place on Sunday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spring Forward gives visitors the opportunity to learn about amphibian conservation and hear from DZS […]

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Archive: New Polar Bear Makes Her Debut at the Detroit Zoo

Come welcome 19-year-old Anana on Feb. 27 for International Polar Bear Day

February 19, 2020

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society could “bearly” wait to welcome 19-year-old Anana to Michigan. The female polar bear, who arrived from the Cincinnati Zoo in late January, joins 15-year-old male Nuka and 7-year-old female Suka in the Arctic Ring of Life — one of North America’s largest polar bear habitats. “Anana is exploring the tundra in […]

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Archive: Calling All Students: Go for the Green!

Entries Now Open for 2020 Green Prize Competition

January 31, 2020

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

If you’re a metro Detroit student who is also a fighting-for-green machine, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) wants to hear from you. Entries are now open for the third annual Green Prize, a competition that encourages local students to develop sustainable solutions for their schools. The DZS is seeking inventive ideas from K-12 classes and […]

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