Upcoming EventZoo Grooves

Join us for a rockin good time with live music at the Zoo this summer. Bring your blanket and lawn chair. Summer fare and local brews will be available.

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An Exciting AdventureSummer Safari Camp

Join us for an exciting adventure as we explore the wonderful world of animals at the Summer Safari camps. Weekly camps begin June 22. Register now.


From the Zoo BlogRed Panda Update

July 24, 2015 - Red panda Bernadette gave birth to two cubs on June 25, a boy and a girl. Over the course of the past couple weeks, Zoo Staff monitored the cubs closely. While they initially did well, the cubs began to suddenly … More »

Mramba, king of the Virginia Zoo (Virginia Zoo photo by Cedrick Garrett).

Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Experiences

Did you know that you can paint with an elephant, feed a giraffe, or meet the lions? Learn more about our behind-the-scenes tours.


Rise and ShineBreakfast with the Animals

This event is a members-only opportunity to enjoy breakfast at the Zoo and then watch the animals eat their breakfast too!

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Nest CamRhino Hornbills

The Zoo’s pair of rhino hornbills have reached maturity and a nest box has been placed in their aviary – watch live as they begin to explore it!