The Search ContinuesSunny the Red panda

See the latest information in the continued search for the Zoo’s missing Red panda, Sunny.

EDUCATIONSpring Break Camp

Spend a day, a few days, or a whole week with fascinating animals in the Virginia Zoo’s Animals Head to Paw Spring Break Camp!

From the Zoo BlogPartnering for Pangolin Conservation

February 17, 2017 - In the days leading up to World Pangolin Day, which is celebrated on February 18, we wanted to share an exciting, new conservation partnership that the Virginia Zoo started in 2016 with Dr. Ray Jansen and the African Pangolin Working Group (APWG). … 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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