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.

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