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One of the Detroit Zoo's new otter pups explores his new home. (Credit: Jennie Miller/Detroit Zoo)

New Otter Pups Make Debut At Detroit Zoo [PHOTOS]

The Detroit Zoo is showing off some of its newest arrivals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

(credit: Binder Park Zoo)

3 Black Bears Get New Home At Zoo In Battle Creek

Three black bears that were found alone and starving as cubs in Alaska have a new home in Battle Creek.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

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Shelter Urges Animal Lovers To Contact Mich. Lawmaker About Banning Gas Chambers

A local animal shelter is urging the community to contact a state representative about banning gas chambers for euthanizing dogs and cats in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2014

Study Shows More Pets Making Their Way Into Wills

“Their pets have taken on such a prominent role in their life, they think of them as children.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014

This lucky sheep was rescued after an adventure in Detroit. (credit: Michigan Humane Society)

Sheep Escapes Slaughter Following Adventure On 8 Mile

The Humane Society is now custody of the fluffy farm animal, who made a surprise visit to a Detroit auto shop.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

Consumers Energy Works To Keep Animals Out Of Substations

Consumers Energy said since January 2011, more than 30 percent of substation outages have been caused by wildlife.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Deadly Animal Virus Attacking Michigan Pets

“They’re coming in here and they’re dying very quickly,” said Ann Arbor veterinarian, Dr. Lindsay Ruland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

Otters enjoy ice treats filled with smelt and carrots at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak on July 17, 2013. A heat wave has triggered a summertime ritual for the zoo animals aimed at keeping them cool and stimulated during the dog days of summer. (credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

A Guide To The Detroit Zoo

Here’s a guide to help visitors navigate one of the most popular zoos in the nation, hopeful to run into to some lions, tigers and bears along the way.

09/20/2013

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Authorities Investigate Cat Torturing, Killings

At least five cats have been beaten, tortured or killed since March in a small, West Michigan village.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

Yorkshire Terrier (Getty Images)

Local Pet Food Banks Running Low, Humane Society Seeks Help

The Humane Society’s food bank is running low on food and depends on the generosity of the public to keep its free food program for low income families running.

08/06/2013

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