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Cuteness AlertTiger Cub Cam

See our baby Malayan tiger cubs 24 hours a day on our live Cub Cam. Plus, get daily public feeding schedules and updates on our boys.

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Join in a special Valentine’s Day program about jungle love that separates the birds from the beasts!

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From the Zoo BlogVirginia Zoo Receives Quarter Century Award

February 11, 2016 - The Virginia Zoo has received the Quarter Century Award, given by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for maintaining accreditation continuously for 25 years or more with a commitment to animal care, welfare, conservation, education. The Zoo was first … 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.


JOIN NOW!Become a Zoo Member

Make your adventure last all year with a Virginia Zoo membership. Members receive free admission to the Zoo, discounts at our gift shop and restaurant, invitations to exclusive events and much more.

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Explore & DiscoverCome Learn With Us

We’re wild about learning and the Zoo has programs to fit all your educational needs. More than just a field trip, the Zoo offers a memorable way to explore science and nature.