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Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center August 28, 2016

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Last week’s whirlwind trip to Michigan, Ohio and Indiana was lots of fun. Meeting up with good friends and seeing some new sights made for a perfect long weekend. The Detroit Zoo‘s new Polk Penguin Conservation Center is a 33,000-square-foot facility with a 326,000-gallon, 25-foot-deep aquatic area where you can watch more than 80 penguins (King, Gentoo, Rockhopper and Macaroni) explore their habitat. The cool temperatures inside the habitat made for a great visit on a hot summer’s day.POLKPENGUIN

Birds of the Toledo Zoo – Part Two October 8, 2014

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Juan Romero-Bird ShowThe Toledo Zoo has an exceptional bird collection. This year a new, terrific, fun, Bird Show was introduced and three new bird habitats were opened including Flamingo Key, Keet Retreat and Penguin Beach. Enjoy!TOLEDOZOOBIRDS

Central Park Zoo – Sept. 5, 2010 September 5, 2010

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While at the Zoo you can see the Penguins going through their seasonal molt, the snow monkeys as playful as ever and the new dwarf and banded mongoose tearing around their habitats.  All  fun to observe. Come visit.