Detroit Zoological Society

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.
  • Demonstrate organizational excellence consistent with a commitment to outstanding service, progressive resource management and environmental leadership.