Ron Kagan, the CEO and head of the Detroit Zoological Society in Royal Oak is retiring after 28 years at the helm.
The Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak welcomed a new giraffe to their ranks, Zara, a 2-year-old from an Illinois enclosure.
Sunset at the Zoo is one of the Detroit Zoo's biggest fundraisers. It was supposed to have happened in June, but because of COVID-19, it was pushed back until Thursday, Sept. 17th and is being held virtually online.
The Detroit Zoo has successfully rehabilitated a pelican after it was found with broken wings and a broken foot.
The Detroit Zoo welcomed a new member to the family. A snow monkey named Jun was born in June.
The Detroit Zoo has helped incubate 11 endangered piping plover birds that began as abandoned eggs.
The Detroit Zoo says it has released more than 170 critically endangered dusky gopher frogs into the wild.
The Detroit Zoo has reopened to members only as part of its soft opening approach amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Detroit Zoo is reopening to members on Monday, as part of a four-day soft opening before general admission tickets can be sold to non-members.
Like most other institutions, the Detroit Zoo is struggling without a consistent stream of visitors traveling to see the enclosures as it remains closed due to COVID-19. While it waits to reopen, staff are studying the animals to see how they react to fewer visitors
It's not called animal magnetism for nothing.
Griffin Claw Brewing has released a commemorative beer to celebrate the Detroit Zoo's conservation work with gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It's called the Grauer's Grace and is considered a hearty banana stout.