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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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Proposed Animal Abuser Registry Dropped In Michigan

A bid to make Michigan the first state with an animal abuser registry akin to one that shames and identifies sex offenders has been dropped by lawmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2013

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Canada: Man Tried To Smuggle Turtles From US

Authorities are accusing a man of trying to smuggle 70 live turtles and tortoises into Canada through Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Molly McConnell of Royal Oak shows off her dog license. (Photo: Christy Strawser)

Royal Oak Dog Census Begins

This follows what city leaders say has been a rash of dog bite cases

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

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Detroit Dog Rescue Shares Tips For July 4th Activities With Your Pets

Detroit Dog Rescue wants to remind dog owners of their responsibilities to ensure their pets are safe and comfortable during the summer fun activities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2013

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DNR Allows Domesticated Deer To Remain With Family

Pictured in a party hat,
Lilly grabbed hearts and headlines across the country when — after 5 years of living with her human family — her fate was suddenly uncertain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

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Rent-A-Chicken Business Hatches In Traverse City

It’s not out of the ordinary to rent things such as textbooks, power tools and designer dresses. But a chicken?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2013

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Genesee County Deer Might End Up At Detroit Zoo

The Genesee County deer that has grabbed international attention could soon be calling the Detroit Zoo its new home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2013

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