The Detroit Zoo have welcomed a new family troop of gorillas to the Great Apes of Harambee habitat as part of their conservation efforts.
Polar bear twins Astra and Laerke will move from their birthplace, the Detroit Zoo to Point Defiance Zoo in spring 2023.
Detroit Zoo have taken moves to protect their bird collection against the threat of avian influenza which was detected in the state recently.
Detroit Zoo have been able to reopen the Polk Penguin Conservation Center following repairs to the waterproofing. The world’s largest penguin exhibit it closed in September 2019.