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!

A photo of several chimpanzees and gorillas at the Detroit Zoo

African Forest

Located near the Arctic Café on the northwest side of the Zoo, the African Forest is home to several species of must-see African natives, including the residents of the Great Apes of Harambee – chimpanzees and gorillas – and birds such as cranes, flamingos, spoonbills and vultures.