Circus Taking Elephants Out Of The Entertainment Business Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision by the circus.
It's Dog Day Afternoon On Michigan Matters As The Detroit Zoo Goes To The BirdsThe Detroit Zoo is going to the birds -- more specially penguins --- as Ron Kagan talked about a new penguin exhibit they are building that will opened by 2015.
Pro-Wolf Hunting Group Submits 374K Petition Signatures; Detroit Zoo Objects"The reality, there's very little risk to livestock and wolves are really important to the ecosystem," Kagan said.
Hang Out With Bear Cubs At The Zoo? New Bill Would Like To Make That HappenZoo officials are worried about a bill making its way through the Michigan Legislature that would allow people visiting zoos to touch and pose for pictures with bear cubs.
What's The Best Meeting Site In Metro Detroit? It's Wild!The Detroit Zoo has been named Michigan’s Finest Meeting Site, surpassing some of the finest hotels, resorts, conference centers and museums in Michigan.
Red Panda Cubs Come Out To Play At Detroit ZooTwo adorable red panda cubs born in July can finally be seen in their habitat across from the tigers. Twin boys R.J. and Hammy were difficult to spot in the summer months due to all the leaves in their wooded habitat.
Poacher Kills Grizzly Bear, Orphaned Cubs Adopted By Detroit ZooThree orphaned grizzly bear cubs rescued this month will soon call the Detroit Zoo home.
Zoo Director: Keeping Exotic Animals Not UncommonFollowing the escape of 48 exotic animals in Ohio, WWJ spoke with Detroit Zoo Director Ron Kagan, who said they're finding more and more cases of lions, tigers and bears living in non-standard habitats.
Detroit Zoo Mascots Make Their DebutMeet the new "goodwill ambassadors" for the Detroit Zoo! These fun mascots consist of two zookeeper characters, a polar bear and a giraffe.