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In the wild, Japanese macaques are drawn to naturally occurring hot springs found in Japan, so we re-created that with a hot tub in their habitat at the Detroit Zoo! These animals can often be seen basking in the warm steam from their hot tub.

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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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01/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
You voted! Congratulations to Jenn Ernst – her photo of these cuddly king penguins was selected as the Fan Favorite! Check back in March for another chance to submit your photos from the Polk Penguin Conservation Center – the largest facility for penguins in the world.

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01/20/2017 at 15:31. Facebook
It's Penguin Awareness Day! Did you know that there are 18 species of penguins? Four of them can be found in the Detroit Zoo's Polk Penguin Conservation Center – the largest facility for penguins in the world. More than 80 gentoo, rockhopper, king and macaroni penguins can be seen exploring their habitat and swimming at depths of up to 25 feet. Learn more about these aquatic birds and watch...
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Detroit Zoo
01/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
This is a great time of year to see red pandas at the Detroit Zoo because there are no leaves on the trees in their wooded habitat. These adorable mammals can often be seen hanging from tree branches and lounging on limbs.

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01/19/2017 at 19:33. Facebook
Photo of the Week! Follow us on Instagram at @detroitzoo.

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01/19/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
What are the penguins up to? A live cam from inside the Polk Penguin Conservation Center – the world's largest facility for penguins – is available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily: [ Detroitzoo.org Link ]

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01/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Our Curator of Fine and Performing Arts will be giving talks on the Inuit art on display in the Arctic Ring of Life during Wild Winter this Saturday, January 21, at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Education: Inuit Artwork in the Arctic Ring of Life

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Detroit Zoo
01/18/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Presenting the finalists of our fan favorite penguin pics! Cast your vote – the photo with the most "likes" will earn the top spot. Thanks to all the Detroit Zoo visitors who submitted their photos from the Polk Penguin Conservation Center – the largest penguin facility in the world!

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01/18/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
FOX 2's Roop Raj takes us inside the Butterfly Garden at The Detroit Zoo.

Detroit Zoo: Inside the Butterfly Garden

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01/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
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01/17/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Long winter days got you down? Beat your winter blues at the Detroit Zoo! Join us for a fun-filled Wild Winter Weekend on January 21 and enjoy various activities, zookeeper talks, crafts and more: [ Detroitzoo.org Link ]

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01/17/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Our Winter Rink is open daily through the end of February! Guests can take a 25-minute spin on the Glice – a synthetic ice – for $7 with a skate rental or $3 if you bring your own.

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Vote for your favorite penguin pics! These photos taken inside the Polk Penguin Conservation Center – the largest penguin facility in the world – were submitted by Detroit Zoo visitors for the chance to be selected as our fan favorites. The photos with the most "likes" will move on to the final round.

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FOX 2's Roop Raj takes us live to the new penguin habitat at The Detroit Zoo to see how the penguins are faring this winter.

The Detroit Zoo: All about the penguins

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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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#ICYMI ON THE DETROIT ZOO BLOG: Learn how you can help reduce the 21.8 million pounds of plastic that flow into the Great Lakes every year, more than half of which ends up in Lake Michigan.

Greenprint: Plastic in the Great Lakes

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Happy birthday, Pende! This silverback western lowland gorilla turns 19 today. Pende and his two half-brothers, as well as the drills and chimpanzees, can be seen in the indoor habitat at the Great Apes of Harambee this winter.

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Winter is a great time to observe gray wolves Wazi and Kaska exploring their 2-acre habitat in the Cotton Family Wolf Wilderness – you might even spot them howling!

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