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Archive: Vendor Data Security Breach at Zoos Under Investigation

July 8, 2015


Service Systems Associates (SSA) – the third-party operator of concessions and retail services for the Detroit Zoo ­– is investigating a data security breach of their point-of-sale systems in gift shops at nine zoos throughout the country, including those at the Detroit Zoo. The investigation comes after authorities contacted the zoos regarding stolen credit card […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoo Photo Exhibition Celebrates Penguins

July 7, 2015


The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS), in partnership with the Michigan Science Center, presents “Penguins:  A Photographic Expedition” from July 11 to Sept. 6, 2015.  Located in the exhibit gallery in the Ford Education Center, the exhibition is open during regular Detroit Zoo hours and is free with admission. The exhibition features 120 photographs by J.J. […]

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Archive: Lloyd Semple Named Detroit Zoological Society Board Chairman

Gail Warden becomes chairman emeritus; five new board members announced

June 18, 2015


Lloyd A. Semple has been named chairman of the board of the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS).  The election was held June 17, 2015, at the DZS annual board meeting.   Semple succeeds Gail L. Warden, who assumes the role of chairman emeritus after serving as chairman for 10 years.   “Gail has been a spectacular […]

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Archive: Take a Chance on Summer Zoomance

June 17, 2015


Adults are invited to fall in love with the Detroit Zoo all over again at Summer Zoomance.  The after-hours, 21-and-older event takes place Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6 to 9 p.m.  Admission for all guests is $12 in advance and $14 after June 25.   Summer Zoomance allows grownups to relive their fond memories of […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoo Heats Up for Wild Summer Nights

June 15, 2015


The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesdays during July and August with the annual Wild Summer Nights concert series, presented by Genisys Credit Union. Concerts take place in the Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 1 through Aug. 26, 2015, and are free with Zoo admission. Wild Summer Nights features a […]

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