The New Zoo

The New Zoo: How are Zoos Changing & Their Conservation Efforts on November 16 at 7:00 p.m. 

Field Conservation Officer of the Detroit Zoo, Paul Buzzard is coming to discuss the future of the zoo. This includes how zoos are changing along with the increased role zoos play in conservation of wildlife and animal welfare.

Photo of a Giraffe looking over a tree, only the head and neck can been seen

Rochester Hills Public Library Explores the New Zoo

Hosting 125 acres of naturalistic habitats for more than 2,000 animals, the Detroit Zoo stands as a landmark in the Metro Detroit area. It boasts award-winning attractions such as the National Amphibian Conservation Center, Great Apes of Harambee and the Arctic Ring of Life. The Detroit Zoo also holds the largest facility for penguins in the world, the new Polk Penguin Conservation Center.   

“Zoos are a staple to tourists across the country but they aren’t just there to showcase animals,” says Community Relations Specialist Amanda Harrison Keighley, “We are excited to hear what zoos are doing to impact our global community for man and animal alike.” 

Registration is available online for this event at Sign up in advance as space will be limited.

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