An animal-lover's paradise, the Detroit Zoo is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. Major exhibits include the Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit, Detroit Zoo
Dates 11/20/2015 - 06/01/2016
Hours Jan-Mar 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April-June 9 a.m.-5 p.m.Http://detroitzoo.org
A curious blacktip shark sidles up to a paddling surfer, their underwater silhouettes creating a mirror-like image. Two formidable Komodo dragons wage a hilltop battle along the majestic coast of Indonesia’s ... read more
Wild Summer Nights, Detroit Zoo
Dates 07/06/2016 - 08/31/2016
Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesdayshttp://detroitzoo.org
The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Concerts take place in the Zoo’s Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ... read more
Free Days for Tri-County Seniors, Detroit Zoo
Dates 04/27/2016 - 05/24/2016
Hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m.http://detroitzoo.org
Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy two free days at the Detroit Zoo this spring.
The Senior Day events will be held Wednesday, April 27, and ... read more
Meet Your Best Friend At The Zoo, Detroit Zoo
Dates 05/13/2016 - 05/14/2016
Hours Fri 1 p.m.-7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.http://detroitzoo.org
Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for immediate adoption to loving homes at one of the nation’s largest off-site companion animal adoption events.
Presented ... read more
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