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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 BlogWatch Me Grow!

July 29, 2015 - The Virginia Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a baby Masai giraffe on Thursday, July 23! The male giraffe calf, still nameless, was born to five-time mother Imara and father Billy. 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  members-only event is an opportunity to enjoy breakfast at the Zoo and then watch the animals eat their breakfast too!

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Giraffe CamGiraffe Cam debuts at the Zoo

Zoo fans can keep an eye on the baby via live-feed video broadcasted directly from the Zoo’s giraffe barn watch live as he grows.