Latest Detroit Zoo Stories

2014-07-01 23:11:56

Tennessee Aquarium’s River Otter Falls has undertaken the most substantial redesign in its 22-year history. Specially manufactured viewing windows from RPT allow the public to enjoy the exhibit. Grand Junction, CO. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The river otters at Tennessee Aquarium have always been a draw for a public that enjoys watching the charming creatures at work and play. Now, the Aquarium’s most popular residents (Digger, Hunter, Scout, Delmar, Maya, Benny and Louie) are enjoying...

2011-08-03 09:32:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan is pleased to announce: Walkin' on the Wild Side for Hemophilia, its third annual fundraising walk at the Detroit Zoo. Walkin' on the Wild Side for Hemophilia takes place on Sunday, August 28, 2011. Executive Director, Ivan Harner said, "come and join in with hundreds of walkers to raise money to support the programs of the Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan: youth leadership, camp, counseling,...

2009-04-14 13:00:23

A male polar bear has been brought from the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago to mate with two females at the Detroit Zoo. The matchmaking was done by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan, WDIV-TV, Detroit, reported. The program tries to maximize the genetic diversity of polar bears and other threatened and endangered species. Lee, the 9-year-old 900-pound male from Chicago, joins Barle, 24, Talini, 4, and and three males, twins Neil and Buzz, both 12, and Norton, 21, in...

2008-07-24 06:00:38

So many kids say they want to grow up and work with animals. So did these two women, part of the crew who work at the Detroit Zoo. Get to know a little about them. ELIZABETH ARBAUGH MISSION: As coordinator of Enrichment and Training for the Detroit Zoo, Elizabeth organizes activities that allow animals to demonstrate behaviors as they would in the wild _ such as foraging and stalking. That's so the animals stay engaged, active and curious. EDUCATION: Elizabeth, 43, of Southfield, Mich.,...

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