A bill that would free up Michigan facilities to let visitors pet and take pictures with bear cubs is headed to Gov. Snyder’s desk.
An Upper Peninsula ranch may soon allow visitors to pet and take photos with bear cubs again under legislation approved Thursday by the House despite concerns that it could put people at risk of injury and disease.
The Michigan Senate has approved a bill that would let the public touch and get photos with bear cubs in the state.
Bernita White was shot once by a high-powered rifle from about 100 yards away on the afternoon of June 23, 2001, at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing.
A male red panda cub born June 22, 2012, at the Detroit Zoo can finally be seen in his habitat across from the tigers.
Autumn is in the air, and the Detroit Zoo is celebrating the change of seasons with the sixth annual Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6 and 7.
The latest big thing at the Detroit Zoo is really big: a pair of common elands, the second-largest species of antelope after the giant eland.
The Detroit Zoo has been named Michigan’s Finest Meeting Site, surpassing some of the finest hotels, resorts, conference centers and museums in Michigan.
The Detroit Zoo is extendind its hours this holiday weekend in celebration of Memorial Day.
The latest “awww”-inspiring addition to the Detroit Zoo is a male Bactrian camel born April 28, 2012, to 4-year-old mother Suren and 4-year-old father Rusty.