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Address: 8450 W 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone Number: (248) 541-5717
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Description: Watch frolicking and splashing polar bears through a glass pane and...
Watch frolicking and splashing polar bears through a glass pane and experience life on the tundra at the Arctic Ring of Life, the worlds largest Arctic exhibit. Other highlights of this interactive and educational zoo include a stroll through an indoor rainforest with free-roaming animals and a visit to one of the largest great ape exhibits in the world.
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I'm a huge fan of the Gorillas! I pretty much follow the same path to see the same animals on every visit. Like with any zoo you really have to time it right so the animals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Royal Oak
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I'm a huge fan of the Gorillas! I pretty much follow the same path to see the same animals on every visit. Like with any zoo you really have to time it right so the animals aren't sleeping!

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Findlay, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Wonderful zoo with great exhibits. The polar bear and seal exhibit is our favorite. We have been visiting this zoo for years, though we live in Ohio. Kids will love it!

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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Not only are there lots of animals but the day we went all of them were outside! All the enclosures are decent size fit their inhabitants and place is fun and easy to navigate. Great family day!

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Sault Ste. Marie
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I brought my 3 year old son to this zoo and when it was time to leave, he would not come with me! They have a great enclosed aquarium where the polar bears can swim over top of you and plenty of other fun things for kids to see and enjoy! They even had a groundhog hole where you could... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The Detroit Zoo really has a lot to offer. The butterfly house is AMAZING, and the polar bear exhibit with the underwater glass tunnel makes you feel like you're swimming with them! The natural settings in the exhibits add a lot to appreciate, in addition to being better for the animals. Can't wait for the new penguinarium!

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Eastpointe, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is the best event ever. Everyone guests and workers dress up. They have corn mazes, pumpkins carved into animals, and treat stations located throughout the zoo. The animals are all out for the children to see. We go every year. A must go to for Halloween.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We live nearby so we have a family season pass. Love to go walk around even in the colder months just to get out of the house. Always a nice time.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you stop by at any time of the year, you will see different animals doing different things depending on weather. Morning are best to be there the animals are very active. Winter is great because you almost have the whole place to yourself.

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michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My kids and I love to visit during the winter months. True not all animals are on exhibit but the ones that are really make the cold temps worthwhile. Our visit last month on a very snowy day was proof of that! The polar bears were very active, playing in the water and interacting with each other. We spent nearly... More 

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Marshall, Michigan, United States
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103 reviews 103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Husband and I spent Saturday 2/7/15 there. The zoo opens at 10:00, and we arrived within a few minutes of that. We were able to park in the garage (fee of $6.00 added when purchasing your tickets at the gate) very close to the entrance. Since we had a zoo membership at the Toledo Zoo, we were able to get... More 

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