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Detroit Zoo, United States

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The Detroit Zoo hosts this semiannual event in partnership with the Michigan Humane Society. Nearly 1,000 animals, including dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, were adopted through this event in 2008.
The Detroit Zoological Park, commonly known as the Detroit Zoo, is located about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the Detroit city limits at the intersection of Woodward Avenue, 10 Mile Road, and 696 in Royal Oak and Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA.
Former Detroit Zoo Elephant Winky was euthanized in April 2008 at the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) sanctuary in San Andreas, California. The former elephant exhibit was renovated, and is now home to two white rhinoceros, Jasiri and Tamba.
The first Detroit Zoo opened in 1883 on Michigan and Trumbull Avenues, across from the current site of Tiger Stadium. A circus had arrived in town, only to go broke financially.
As far as Zoo's go the Detroit Zoo is a joke. Depending on when you go, most of the animals will be asleep (seeing as how they only have 2-3 of most of the animals in the park). Many of the exhibits are almost vacant because of lack of funding.
Detroit Zoo, actually located in Royal Oak, is one of the nation's most popular zoos and with their magnificent exhibitions of animals, insects and reptiles it's easy to see why.
time!! So the Detroit Zoo is what we have and in my opinion is VERY NICE! Clean, personnel working there are very helpful and they have these wonderful misters that you can turn on, on those blazing hot days and my kids loved it.
Detroit Zoological Park is one of the nation's oldest and most stately zoos. Its huge main campus is located on land situated in the suburb of Huntington Woods but owned...
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The Detroit Zoo officially opened on August 1, 1928, on 125 acres in Detroit, Michigan, near 10 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue.
* The Detroit Zoo is located at 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd. In Royal Oak, Michigan. Its telephone number is (248) 398-0900.
The Detroit Zoo has 270 species and over 6,800 animals. It is located on over 125 acres in Oakland County at the corner of I-696 and Woodward Avenue. In addition to the animals, there are over 700 varieties of trees, shrubs and flowering plants.
* The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in the country to utilize features of a simulated natural environment as barriers rather than bars.
The Detroit Zoo, at least as we know it, opened in 1928, but it wasn’t the first in Detroit. In 1883, the Detroit Zoological Garden operated on Michigan Avenue after buying the circus animals from a defunct circus. It only lasted a year.
The Detroit Zoo consists of 125 acres located 10 miles northwest of downtown Detroit at 8450 W. Ten Mile Road, just north of I-696 and west of Woodward Avenue, in Royal Oak.
The Detroit Zoo is a natural habitat for more than 1,900 animals and 700 varieties of trees, shrubbery and flowering plants. Of the 286 animal species at the Zoo, 74 are officially listed as endangered or threatened and two are extinct in the wild.
The Detroit Zoo is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April through October, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in July and August. Winter hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November through March.
The Detroit Zoo's creative fundraising team is back with another cool event later this month – its annual Sunset Gala.  It is entitled 'Celebrating Our New Arrivals' and will be held on June 19th from 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm.
Thanks to the generosity of the Detroit Zoo and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, three lions that had been kept in a shabby junkyard in Oakley, Kansas are new residents at the Zoo.
to the Detroit Zoo for making them ambassadors of hope for all the other animals who are living in miserable conditions and who have no laws to protect them.
With its minimal fences and cages, the Detroit Zoo is a great place to observe animals up close as they interact in their open environments. For its variety of animals and wonderful experiences, this zoo is unbeatable.
“Many people contact the Detroit Zoo this time of year and ask when we close for the season,” said Janeway. “The answer is, we don’t.
The Detroit Zoo is open 362 days a year. The Detroit Zoo is open 362 days a year.
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ROYAL OAK — For the second time in six months, the Detroit Zoo is celebrating the birth of an aardvark. Believed to be a male, the baby aardvark was born May 23, 2009, to Lily and Amybob and is called Erdferkel, which is German for aardvark.
The Detroit Zoological Society is a nonprofit organization that operates the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo. Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, the zoo is located at 10 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue. It is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Detroit Zoological Institute consists of three parts, the 125-acre Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, the Belle Isle Zoo and the Belle Isle Aquarium in Detroit.
The Detroit Zoological Society was started in 1911 and the zoo was officially opened in 1928. An interesting incident happened on the day of the opening.
health programs, the Detroit Zoo is one of the finest.
The Detroit Zoo is one of the finest in the nation, with all of the expected animals - elephants, giraffes, bears, lions, and more. The Arctic Ring of Life features the world's largest polar bear display.
The Detroit Zoological Society is proposing to establish a long-term, sustainable source of public funding in order to continue providing our unique services to the tri-county Metro-Detroit community. - The Proposal - *A 0.
The Detroit Zoological Society is asking Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties to each place a proposal on the ballot that asks voters to approve a tax of up to 0.10 of a mill on all taxable property for a period of 10 years.
operate the Detroit Zoo and the Belle Isle Nature Zoo in fiscal 2009. The City of Detroit was the source of a direct annual operating subsidy for 77 years.
ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Zoo recently announced the arrival of a 9-month-old female Bactrian camel named Suren. She can be seen in the camel yard across from the Horace H. Rackham Memorial Fountain with 12-year-old Princess and 13-year-old Boris.
the Detroit Zoo,” said Curator of Mammals Bob Lessnau in a press release. The 6-foot-tall calf weighs about 500 pounds. A mature Bactrian camel typically stands 7 feet tall at the hump and weighs up to 1,500 pounds.