EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: Belle Isle Nature Center has reopened! LEARN MORE

Lifelong Learners

Virtual Lectures

Enjoy lectures on a variety of topics each month with a Detroit Zoo Educator from the comfort of your own home!

  • Amphibians and Reptiles in Winter: October 27th, 1:00 pm – Michigan has several species of native reptiles and amphibians; learn about them and how they survive the winter in Michigan.
  • The Great Ape Heart Project: November 17th, 1:00 pm –

Learn about the Great ape heart project and how zoos are working together to improve the heart health of apes in human care.

Who’s New at the Zoo: December 29th, 1:00 pm- We have had a very exciting year at the zoo in 2022! Spend some time learning about all our newest residents!


In-Person Tours

2023 Topics and Dates Coming Soon