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Archive: BRICKLIVE is Building Excitement at the Detroit Zoo this Summer!

More than two million dazzling toy bricks on display beginning Memorial Day weekend

May 19, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The global phenomenon BRICKLIVE is assembling at the Detroit Zoo this summer. Presented by Michigan First Credit Union, this limited-time installation will feature more than 70 dazzling toy brick sculptures spaced throughout the Zoo – mostly along the 3-acre gravel trail located near the Zoo’s northern border. From a 7-foot elk and 12-foot giraffe to […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoological Society, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Collaborate to Provide Two Twin Polar Bear Cubs a New Home

Astra and Laerke, who have called the Detroit Zoo home since 2020, will move to Point Defiance Zoo this spring

May 16, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) and the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium announced today that two polar bear cubs, Astra and Laerke, will move to Point Defiance Zoo in spring 2023. The transfer is being conducted per recommendations by Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) polar bear population experts. As with all recommendations, zoos collaborate […]

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Archive: Dream Night Returns to Detroit Zoo June 2

DZS hosting no-cost evening for families of children living with chronic or terminal illnesses and/or disabilities

May 12, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

This June, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is bringing back an event that makes dreams come true. For the first time since 2019, the Detroit Zoo will host Dream Night, presented by Michigan Educational Credit Union, from 6 to 9 p.m. June 2. During this special evening at the Zoo, children and families living with […]

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Archive: Go Green with GreenFest and E-Recycling at the Detroit Zoo

Earn a free ticket to the Zoo when you recycle your electronics April 15-16

March 17, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

It’s easy being green at the Detroit Zoo! The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will ring in Earth Month this April with a weekend celebration featuring two events designed to restore the planet, keep the environment clean and encourage guests to live greener lives. “Environmental sustainability and conservation are core goals of the DZS mission, and […]

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Archive: Hop on Over to Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo

Annual springtime celebration returns April 7-8

March 10, 2023

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Hop over to Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo this April for two days of “egg-citing” fun for the whole family! The Zoo’s annual springtime celebration, presented by Meijer, returns from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7-8 and is free for Zoo members to attend. Non-members can also join in on the fun, as admission […]

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