Detroit Zoo soft reopening Monday before opening to public fully
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo is set to reopen Monday, June 8 after being closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. ORIGINAL STORY: Detroit Zoo to reopen June 8 for members, with new procedures in placeIt will be open to members for four days before allowing the general public inside. Thousands of people would visit the Detroit Zoo every day, but now it will be limited to 1,000 with no more than 500 people on the zoo grounds at one time. Detroit Zoo CEO Ron Kagan said they’re taking COVID-19 seriously and want to be careful about reopening. RELATED: Tiger tests positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) -- what does this mean for our pets?
Detroit Zoo to reopen June 8 for members, with new procedures in place
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo is set to reopen Monday, June 8 after being closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the zoo will have an exclusive opportunity to visit during a special four-day reopening period. Also, prior to entering you will be required to show your ID, membership card and digital or printed timed ticket at the zoo’s admission booth. The zoo says it has implemented enhanced cleaning procedures, including in restrooms where attendants will be monitoring capacity limits. To find out more about the zoo’s reopening procedures click here.