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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 BlogSouthern Screamer Chicks

June 29, 2015 - We have some new additions as of last Friday, June 26 – three Southern screamer chicks! The Southern screamer, also known as the crested screamer, is native to South America. Even though they don’t look like waterfowl, these birds can … 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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It's a GirlBaby Zebra

For news on our Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal, including photos, videos, and keeper updates.

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Panda CamRed Panda Live Video

Take a live look inside red panda Bernadette’s house with our Panda Cam.