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ON THE DETROIT ZOO BLOG: Syrian brown bear Polly turns 20 this month. We’re looking back at her journey from a youth spent in deplorable conditions as part of a roadside circus to finding sanctuary at the Detroit Zoo.

Animal Welfare: A Brown Bear’s Journey

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Tons of activities are in store for our International Polar Bear Day celebrations on February 26-27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Arctic Ring of Life.

Celebrate International Polar Bear Day at the Detroit Zoo February 26-27 - Detroit Zoo

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02/23/2017 at 17:49. Facebook
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02/23/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Our Summer Safari Camps are officially open for registration!
Students entering grades K-12 can spend part of their summer at the wildest place in town. We offer new experiences each year, including weeklong Zookeeper Camps for grades K-8 and an Animal Welfare Workshop for grades 9-12. Twilight Trails evening camps and special single-day camps are offered on various dates throughout the...
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02/23/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Craving a quick trip to the tropics? The Detroit Zoo's Butterfly Garden is a balmy 75 degrees and home to hundreds of free-flying butterflies feeding on flower nectar and basking in the sunlight.

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02/23/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
#ICYMI Have you spotted the pair of peregrine falcons perched on the Detroit Zoo’s water tower? We’re hoping they’ll stick around and nest here – we recently worked with the DNR to design and construct a nest box that will meet their needs and installed it on the water tower. The box is visible from the westbound service drive as you wait for the light at Woodward. Learn more on the Detroit...
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02/22/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Celebrate African culture at the Belle Isle Nature Center with a day of African dance, storytelling and drumming. The festivities will take place on Saturday, February 25, from 1 to 3 p.m., featuring performances by the Nanou Djiapo Dance Group.
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02/22/2017 at 16:48. Facebook
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International Polar Bear Day

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02/22/2017 at 15:42. Facebook
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International Polar Bear Day

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02/22/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
ON THE DETROIT ZOO BLOG: International Polar Bear Day gives us a chance to honor these iconic animals that are known for their incredible ability to survive in one of the harshest environments on Earth. Join us from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. February 26-27 as we celebrate with zookeeper talks, educational activities and visits with our polar bear mascot (!) in the Arctic Ring of Life.

Celebrating International Polar Bear Day

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02/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Red pandas enjoy bamboo and, fortunately for Tofu, Ta-shi and Shifu, we grow an abundance of that in the Detroit Zoo's greenhouse.

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02/21/2017 at 19:39. Facebook
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02/21/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Did you know giraffes have the same number of neck bones as humans and penguins have more than 200 feathers per inch of skin? These fun facts and more could be part of your repertoire if you become a Detroit Zoo volunteer!

We are looking for friendly, energetic people ages 14 and up to answer visitor questions, give directions, talk about the resident animal population, help with special...
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02/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
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Mudpuppypalooza!

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02/21/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
Zookeeper talks are held daily at various animal habitats, giving visitors a chance to interact with members of the animal care staff and learn about the animals. You can find this week's schedule here: [ Detroitzoo.org Link ]

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02/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition features 100 incredible images from the world’s largest and most prestigious wildlife photography competition. Located in the Ford Education Center, it is free with admission and a great spot to warm up during your next visit to the Zoo!

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02/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
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02/20/2017 at 14:28. Facebook
ON THE DETROIT ZOO BLOG: Have you spotted the pair of peregrine falcons perched on the Detroit Zoo’s water tower? We’re hoping they’ll stick around and nest here – we recently worked with the DNR to design and construct a nest box that will meet their needs and installed it on the water tower. The box is visible from the westbound service drive as you wait for the light at Woodward. Learn more...
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Wildlife Conservation: All Along the Water Tower

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02/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Bactrian camels are well-suited for Michigan’s climate and can survive in temperatures ranging from -20 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

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