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Voting Coming To A Close In The Detroit Zoo Penguin Art Contest

Art work by 10 Metro Detroit students have been selected as finalists in the Comerica Bank and Detroit Zoo Penging


Ringling Bros. Elephant (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images)

Circus Taking Elephants Out Of The Entertainment Business

Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision by the circus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015


Neighbors Complain About Excessive Noise From Detroit Zoo

People living near the Detroit Zoo have told officials to tone down the noise inside the popular venue’s fences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

An online penguin art contest has been launched for Metro Detroit elementary school students The Detroit Zoo students. The zoo recently welcomed three gentoo penguins. (Source: Detroit Zoo.)

Detroit Zoo Launches Penguin Art Contest

The Detroit Zoo and Comerica Bank have launched a penguin art contest for metro Detroit elementary school students for a chance to a grant for their school, a class trip to the zoo and a special presentation.


The Detroit Zoo (FILE)

Detroit Zoo Gets Complaints From Neighbors About Event Noise

Amplified music at special events, early-morning announcements to visitors and the simulated prehistoric growls in the summer-long Dinosauria exhibits have drawn criticism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2015

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Warm Up To Winter At Detroit Zoo’s Wild Winter Weekends

Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in the wintertime!

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2015

"Alien" by Hui Yu Kim (Courtesy: Detroit Zoo)

Wildlife Photographer Exhibit On Display At Detroit Zoo Through March 23

If you’re looking for something fun to do this winter, the Detroit Zoo is the place to be.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2015

A rockhopper penguin is pictured on November 19, 2012 in Tierpark in Munich, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO/ Marc M�ller/ GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Marc Muller/AFP/Getty Images) FILE

Detroit Zoo Penguins Undergo Cataract Surgery

“Frozen” it’s not — but this chilly tale has a happy ending, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

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Detroit Zoo Gets Award For Energy Efficiency

It’s easy being green at the Detroit Zoo, which is being recognized for its environmental efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2014

(Credit: Detroit Zoo/Facebook)

Get Into The Holiday ‘Spirits’ At The Detroit Zoo

The 21-and-older event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, 6 to 10 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2014