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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.

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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.

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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!