Celebrating and Saving Wildlife at the Detroit Zoo!
The Mission of the Detroit Zoological Society is to: Demonstrate leadership in wildlife conservation and animal welfare; Provide a broad audience with outstanding and unique educational opportunities that lead to the appreciation and stewardship of nature; Inspire our community with engaging, meaningful and memorable experiences; Provide innovative zoological facilities that contribute to the region's economic vitality; and Demonstrate organizational excellence consistent with a commitment to outstanding service, progressive resource management and environmental leadership.
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 Museum of Living Reptiles, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden. The Detroit Zoo is the largest paid family attraction in Michigan with more than one million visitors annually. It's home to more than 3.300 animals of 280 species.
To learn more about the Detroit Zoo, visit our official website by clicking here.