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.
The Great Ape Heart Project has found a new home at the Detroit Zoo after being based at Zoo Atlanta since 2010.
The Detroit Zoo have provided home to an endangered sandhill crane which was rescued after being found with a rubber band around its bill.
A grizzly bear and a polar bear both orphaned by their mothers have found a home and friendship together at Detroit Zoo.
Detroit Zoo have celebrated as a pair of polar bear cubs were born in November. The are being cared for by their mother.