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Celebrate National Reptile Awareness Day at the Detroit Zoo

Step into the shoes of a field conservation scientist on October 21

October 15, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Detroit Zoo visitors can explore the wonders of the scaly world when the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) celebrates National Reptile Awareness Day on Sunday, October 21, at the Holden Reptile Conservation Center. Zookeeper talks will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Visitors can learn fun facts about these slithering species, their importance to […]

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Lead the Pack to the Detroit Zoo for National Wolf Awareness Week

October 15 event highlights wolf conservation efforts

October 8, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is kicking off National Wolf Awareness Week with a special celebration at the Cotton Family Wolf Wilderness on Monday, October 15. Through zookeeper talks and hands-on activities, guests can learn about gray wolves Waziyata and Kaskapahtew and discover what the DZS is doing to protect and conserve this species and […]

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Smashing Pumpkins at the Detroit Zoo

Animals to receive Halloween-themed treats October 10 and 20

October 5, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Detroit Zoo animals will have a smashing good time on Wednesday, October 10, and Saturday, October 20, 2018, when they receive pumpkins filled with tasty treats to eat, play with, roll around in, tear apart and smash. Each year around Halloween, Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) staff provide the animals with seasonal munchies – including pumpkins, […]

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Buddy’s Pizza to Open at the Detroit Zoo

Eco-friendly building crafted with locally reclaimed materials

October 3, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Buddy’s Pizza, home of the original Detroit-style square pizza, will open its newest restaurant inside the Detroit Zoo on Thursday, October 4, marking its 13th location in Michigan. The eatery will be open daily year-round from 11 a.m. until the Zoo closes. The 5,200-square-foot restaurant will seat 163 guests and offer picturesque views of the […]

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Detroit Zoological Society Receives Education Award

Association of Zoos & Aquariums recognizes science literacy program

October 2, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) received the 2018 Education Award for community engagement from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) on September 27 during its annual conference, held this year in Seattle. The award is bestowed annually upon AZA-accredited institutions for outstanding achievement in educational program design. The DZS was recognized for its Celebrate […]

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