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Archive: Volunteer to be a ‘Volunteen’ at the Detroit Zoo

Zoo Corps and Counselor in Training positions available

March 16, 2015


The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is inviting teens with good communication skills who enjoy biology, environmental sciences or life sciences to participate in its “Volunteen” program at the Detroit Zoo. Teens ages 15 to 17 can apply to become a member of the Zoo Corps to engage visitors in hands-on activities designed to enhance their […]

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Archive: Hop on Over to Bunnyville April 3-4

Detroit Zoo doubles the bunny fun with two-day event

March 12, 2015


An “egg-stravaganza” of family fun is planned for the Detroit Zoo’s 24th annual Bunnyville celebration on Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The two-day event, presented by Meijer, features treats, games, crafts, live entertainment and zookeeper talks. Bunnyville visitors are encouraged to bring a canned or other non-perishable […]

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Archive: Travel Back to 65 Million B.C. as a Detroit Zoo Volunteer

Dino Guides wanted for summer blockbuster Dinosauria exhibit

March 2, 2015


The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is seeking individuals 18 years and older to guide visitors back to the Mesozoic era when Dinosauria – the country’s largest exhibit of its kind with 40 animatronic prehistoric creatures – returns to the Detroit Zoo May 22 through Sept. 7, 2015. Volunteer “Dino Guides” will assist and educate visitors […]

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Archive: Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Wanda Dies

February 12, 2015


A three-day journey from Michigan to California a decade ago marked the beginning of a new life for two Asian elephants and sparked an international conversation about how elephants are faring in captivity. Wanda and Winky – aging, arthritic elephants at the Detroit Zoo – endured their last harsh Michigan winter and moved to the […]

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