Think you have the best calendar-worthy photo taken in the last year on Virginia Zoo grounds? Photographers – professional and amateur – can enter the 2020 Zoo Calendar Photo Contest.
Join us for a rockin’ good time with Buckshot at the Zoo on Friday, July 26 from 5:30 to 8 pm. Bring your blanket and your lawn chairs and enjoy music, summer fare & local brews.
July 17, 2019 - Yesterday was World Snake Day and we decided to take advantage of a unique Animeals opportunity. In case you aren’t familiar with how snakes eat, we can tell you it’s not like humans or other animals. Get comfortable and curl … More
Did you know that you can mingle with a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Interested in seeing our new reptiles up-close? Learn more about our 12 different behind-the-scenes tours.
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We are wild about learning and the Zoo has programs to fit all your educational needs. Our Education Department offers many memorable ways to explore science and nature.