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Baby Akira and Akati (Credit: Kelly Anne Berg via Detroit Zoo Facebook)

Detroit Zoo Mourns Sudden Death Of Chimpanzee

Zoo officials say the 28-year-old chimpanzee’s death was unexpected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6:  Comerica Park during the National Anthem prior to the start of the Opening Day game between the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Best Family Activities In Detroit To Do Before The Summer Ends

Looking for a way to honor the last days of summer with the family? Maybe a day-long trip that you can enjoy with the kids? Here are a few simple suggestions for a day trip to experience before summer is over.


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Seen in Detroit: July 9 – July 15

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. This week features concert photos from Neil Young, Wiz Khalifa, Slayer, Fallout Boy, Peter Frampton, Waka Flocka Flame & Mayhem Fest! Also, photos of […]


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Credit Card Data Breach Affects Gift Shops At Detroit Zoo

“We are obviously concerned that the vendor’s system was compromised…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2015

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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