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Archive: Detroit Zoological Society Helps Give New Life to Old Electronics

America Recycles Day event to be held at the Detroit Zoo November 15

November 12, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Give us your tired TVs, your dusty DVD players and wretched radios from your teeming basements and the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) will help give them new life. The Detroit Zoo will collect old and obsolete electronics on America Recycles Day, November 15. Electronics can be dropped off for recycling from 11 a.m. to 6 […]

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

Exhibition begins November 17, open during Wild Lights

November 9, 2018

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 13th consecutive year. The show begins Nov. 17, 2018, at the Ford Education Center and runs through May 12, 2019. It is free with Zoo admission. The exhibition of winning […]

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Archive: Take a Walk on the Wild Side This Holiday Season

Wild Lights returns to the Detroit Zoo November 17

November 5, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoo will light up the night this holiday season with Wild Lights, its annual light display presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions. More than five million twinkling LED lights will brighten the evening sky and illuminate buildings, trees and 265 sculptures – more than 220 of which are animals – throughout the front half […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoo’s Mayor of Amphibiville Sworn Into Office for a Second Term

Trinity Favazza vows to continue helping amphibians and their environments

November 1, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

Trinity Favazza, 11, of Shelby Township, Mich., was sworn in as Mayor of Amphibiville on November 1 for a second two-year term. Amphibiville is a 2-acre wetland village that is home to the Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center. The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) invited candidates ages 7-12 who live in Michigan to enter the […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoological Society Celebrates National Bison Day November 3

Detroit Zoo event focuses on the U.S. national mammal

October 29, 2018

ROYAL OAK, Mich., 

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is celebrating National Bison Day at the Detroit Zoo on Saturday, November 3, with zookeeper talks and fun learning activities. Zookeeper talks are scheduled for 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the bison habitat, home to 11-year old male, Takoda, and 11-year old female, Teetonka. Guests will have […]

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