The Detroit Zoo Welcomes its Canadian Neighbors at Par Value on Victoria Day

ROYAL OAK, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire/ — The Detroit Zoo’s neighbors from across the border, who are looking for great savings, will find it on Victoria Day. Canadian currency will be accepted at par value for Zoo admission and parking on Victoria Day. Retail and concession stands will also have $0.80 on the dollar.

Victoria Day at the Detroit Zoo is on Monday, May 23, 2005 from 10 am – 5 pm.

Pick up a copy of the 5/18 edition of the Windsor Star Newspaper and get your coupon, or present your Canadian ID at the admission gate. Admission is $11.00 for adults 13 to 61; $9.00 for senior citizens 62 and older and $7.00 for students ages 2 to 12; and children under 2 are free.

The Detroit Zoological Institute is comprised of the Detroit Zoo and the Belle Isle Nature Zoo. The Institute, founded in 1928, is committed to celebrating and saving wildlife. Situated on 125 acres of naturalistic exhibits, the Detroit Zoo is open year round with several indoor viewing areas. The Detroit Zoo is located at the intersection of Ten Mile Road and Woodward Avenue, just off I-696 in Royal Oak. For more information call (248) 398-0900 or visit http://www.detroitzoo.org/ . The Belle Isle Nature Zoo is located on Belle Isle Park in Detroit. The Nature Zoo is currently under construction but some family programming takes place on the weekends with advance reservations by calling (313) 852-4056. The Detroit Zoological Society works to promote the general welfare and interests of the Detroit Zoological Institute. Financial support has allowed the Zoo to expand its animal collection, open new exhibits, and implement major beautification projects. To help the Detroit Zoological Society through financial support, partnership opportunities, membership, or volunteering, please call (248) 541-5717.

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