The annual fundraising goal of $65,000 was exceeded with participants raising $76,000 for life-saving research at the American Lung Association.
Dr. Haley Murphy currently works as the deputy director of Zoo Atlanta, as well as director of the Great Ape Heart Project, and as a specialist in cardiac illness in gorillas.
The Detroit zoo welcomed its newest addition last year when mother Eloise gave birth to her first joey. The newborn's gender hasn't been determined yet since this is the first week that researchers are getting a glimpse at the little tike.
The Detroit Zoo shared an update (and photos!) about a polar bear cub born last year.
Two polar bear cubs were born at the Detroit Zoo on November 17, 2020, to 8-year-old mother Suka, and 16-year-old father, Nuka.
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.