Gift Year RoundAmazon Wishlist

Celebrate the animals anytime with a gift from the Zoo’s Amazon Wishlist.

FAMILY FUNSnooze at the Zoo

Bring the family and come bundle up with the animals at the Virginia Zoo for a special night of discovering how our furry friends survive the frosty chills of winter.

From the Zoo BlogAnimeals for the Tigers and Siamangs

January 17, 2017 - Virginia Zoo Chef Yohn’s job is to slice, dice, peel, chop, cook, mash and prepare the meals of all of the animals at the Zoo, but why stop there? The animals receive enrichment to stimulate their senses and behaviors, and … More »

Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Adventures

Did you know that you can feed a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Learn more about our nine 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.