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.

Zoodoption SpecialGiraffe Package

Zoo fans can still show their support by “Zoodopting” giraffe mom and calf, Imara and Iggy! For just $50, Zoo Parents contribute to the animals’ care and feeding for one year, as well as provide specialized training for Virginia Zoo Keepers.

From the Zoo BlogSprouting New Life

July 24, 2017 - The Virginia Zoo Horticulture Department is working on a new type of garden that is not only unique for guests to see, but that is beneficial for the flora and fauna on Zoo grounds. Next time you’re in the Zoo, … 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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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.