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Protecting Michigan's people and animals

On the morning of October 19, 2011, Michigan’s legislators discussed proposed changes to the state’s Large Carnivore Act.

Rhino Scoping

How many people does it take to work on a rhinoceros with a sinus infection?  If you guessed over 20, you’re correct.

Empty Nest Syndrome

We have raised the Amur tigers from a few days old to become bustling, and busy adolescents.

The Art of Zookeeping

Our zookeepers are a highly talented group of people.  There is so much more than meets the eye when it comes to their daily duties.  In short, I couldn't even imagine doing my job withou

Making A More Mobile Camel

As you may have recently heard, our 15 year-old male Bactrian camel Newton has a case of arthritis.  The fact he has arthritis is not unusual, but quite common in other Bactrian camels about h