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‘Wild Summer Nights’ Concert Series Begins July 1 At The Detroit Zoo

The hottest night out in Royal Oak this summer might not happen along Main Street.

CBS Detroit–06/15/2015


Detroit Zoo Takes Steps To Curb Noise From Dinosaur Exhibit

People living near the Detroit Zoo say noise from a visiting dinosaur exhibit has been brought under better control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

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Wolf Habitat Opening At Detroit Zoo Features Meadows, Dens

A $1.4 million wolf habitat that opened Monday at the Detroit Zoo includes grassy hills and meadows, trees, a stream and pond, wolf dens and elevated rock outcroppings from which the wolves can survey their surroundings.

CBS Detroit–06/08/2015

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Get Into The Detroit Zoo For Free If Your Name Contains The Word ‘Wolf’

Anyone who produces valid photo ID verifying that their first, middle or last name is Wolf — or Wolfe, Wolfson, Wolford, Wulff, Wulfmeier and similar — is eligible for one free admission to the zoo on June 8.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2015

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Detroit Zoo Names Warthog Piglets After ‘Game Of Thrones’ Characters

Brace yourself … bad warthog puns are coming. Someone at the Detroit Zoo is a big “Game of Thrones” fan. Four of the five piglets born back in April have made their debut Wednesday in […]


A snail (species unknown) is pictured on March 31, 2015 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (FRANK RUMPENHORST/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit Zoo Sends Snails Back To Tahiti To Restore Species

– One hundred endangered snails are on their way to Tahiti to restore a species that became extinct in the wild, the Detroit Zoo said Tuesday.

CBS Detroit–05/26/2015

Penguin Keeper Sarah teaching the Stella’s classmates about penguins. (Photo courtesy of Comerica Bank)

Winner Of Online Zoo Penguin Art Contest Get VIP Tour

A Clinton Township elementary school fifth grade student, and her class, received a special tour of the Detroit Zoo for winning on online penguin art contest.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2015

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Seen in Detroit: April 29 – May 6

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post!

CBS 62–05/07/2015

Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for immediate adoption at the largest off-site adoption event in the country during the annual "Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo" event.(credit:

Adopt Love: Meet Your Best Friend At The Detroit Zoo

If you feel like a furry little something has been missing in your life, the Detroit Zoo might have just the thing you’re looking for.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2015

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Tri-County Seniors Invited To Free Day At Detroit Zoo April 29

Senior Day will feature live music, tram tours, bingo, a senior resource area and zookeeper talks highlighting some of the zoo’s senior animal residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015