On October 7-8, 14-15 and 20-22 the Detroit Zoo will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., closing early for Zoo Boo. Get your tickets here!

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Archive: “Zoonique” Job Opportunities Abound

January 23, 2015


If you’re passionate about penguins, obsessed with otters or fascinated by frogs, you might consider working at the wildest place in town this summer.  The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is looking for smiling, energetic, friendly and enthusiastic individuals for seasonal employment during the Detroit Zoo’s peak season.  The DZS is seeking employees to work flexible […]

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Archive: How Do Animals Make Woo at the Zoo?

Find out when the Detroit Zoo hosts Love Gone Wild February 14

January 22, 2015


Birds do it. Bees do it. Find out how animals at the Detroit Zoo do it at the fourth annual Love Gone Wild on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Open to both singles and sweethearts 21 and older, this memorable Valentine’s Day event takes informal science learning to a new level through […]

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Archive: Leap Into Conservation By Joining FrogWatch

January 20, 2015


The Detroit Zoological Society is encouraging Southeast Michigan residents to hop to it and join the local chapter of FrogWatch USA. The citizen science program teaches volunteers how to identify frogs and toads by their breeding calls and to gather and record data that supports a national network. “We already know about the extinctions and […]

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Archive: Detroit Zoo Attendance Tops 1.3 Million in 2014

January 6, 2015


The Detroit Zoo’s annual attendance has exceeded one million for the ninth consecutive year, attracting 1,363,949 guests in 2014, up from 1,304,114 in 2013. Wild Lights – the Detroit Zoo’s annual holiday light display presented by Bank of America – drew more than 100,000 guests, contributing to the year’s numbers. “Good weather for most of […]

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Archive: Warm up to Winter at Detroit Zoo’s Wild Winter Weekends

January 2, 2015


Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in the wintertime on Wild Winter weekends in January, February and March, 2015. The annual family-friendly events feature children’s music, zookeeper talks, games and crafts. Wild Winter activities take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are free with Zoo admission. Wild Winter Arctic Adventure – Jan. […]

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