Detroit Zoological Society

The Detroit Zoological Society operates the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo. Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, including the Arctic Ring of Life and the Australian Outback Adventure, the Detroit Zoo houses over 1,500 animals of 260 different species. The Belle Isle Nature Zoo encompasses 20 acres of forested wetlands with nature trails, a lodge and live animal exhibits focusing on Michigan wildlife. The Belle Isle Nature Zoo focuses on Michigan wildlife, flora and fauna, and offers family nature programs and education programs for schools and community groups.