Coming This YearWorld of Reptiles

World of Reptiles is the slithering, creeping, crawling and curious adventure you’ve been waiting for. Discover the new exhibits, meet who’s coming and learn how you can donate.

Contest Submissions2018 Calendar

Calling all ShutterBugs – The Zoo needs your help in creating it’s 2018 calendar! Submit your awesome photos of the animals and plant-life within the zoo through Sept. 30, and you could win some amazing prizes!

From the Zoo BlogInternational Coastal Cleanup Day

September 12, 2017 - Litter isn’t just a big deal in Hampton Roads, but across the world. Plastics and other trash aren’t easily decomposable, and end up in storm drains, parks, water sources and can ultimately end up in the stomachs of the world’s … 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.

E-NewsletterZooNews!

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EDUCATIONSchool Programs

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.