Animals/Pets

Video Break: Two and a Half Minutes of a Tiger Grooming Itself

January 16th 2021

We caught one of the trio getting all primped and ready to see guests one morning in early January…

Baby Lion Born at Detroit Zoo Getting Closer to Joining the Pride

December 22nd 2020

To prepare Binti for life with her future pride, the recorded sounds and scents of the adult lions were introduced into her incubator.

Explore: Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

December 11th 2020

Sections of the park take on different themes, with music and light setting the mood for enchantment.

Mr. Mittens & Teen Face Challenges Together, Votes Can…

December 3rd 2020

“Your vote can help us earn lifesaving funds so we can bring more pets in need together with loving families,” said Deanne Iovan, Executive Director at Ferndale Cat Shelter.

VIDEO: Watching Woodpeckers at Addison Oaks

November 25th 2020

Enjoy this short video of woodpeckers at Addison Oaks County Park in early November.

Scarlet, the Baby Red Panda, Makes Debut at Detroit Zoo

November 19th 2020

It is estimated that fewer than 10,000 red pandas remain in the wild and their numbers are decreasing due to habitat loss, poaching and illegal pet trade.

Nov. 27-Dec. 4 – Kibbles and Bids Online Auction for Paws for Life Rescue

November 15th 2020

The Kibbles & Bids virtual silent auction includes a variety for everyone: travel excursions, jewelry, sports memorabilia, home and kitchen essentials, beauty products, dog and cat toy baskets, kids’ stuff and more.

Friend of Frogs, Savior of Salamanders: Detroit Zoo’s Amphibian Expert Ruth Marcec-Greaves

November 12th 2020

Dr. Ruth Marcec-Greaves is the director of the center.  She’s dedicated her life to learning about the diverse mix of frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts that can be found around the globe.  Learning about them – and protecting them.

Explore: The Detroit Zoo

November 8th 2020

With beautiful autumn weather and social distancing requirements limiting attendance, it’s a great time to visit the Detroit Zoo

Nov. 7 – Lathrup Village Dog Park Grand Opening

November 5th 2020

Your dogs will be able to test out the dog park with proof of medical information and signed wavier!