Monthly Archives: January 2016

Q&A with a Virginia Zoo CYT

Q| Name and Grade A| My name is Miah Domel and I am currently a junior at Princess Anne High School.   Q| Favorite animal A| My favorite animal at the Zoo is a tie between the Red pandas and … More »

Critically Endangered Tiger Cubs are Born

The male cubs were born after a 103 day gestation. After several hours of close observation, animal care and veterinary staff were not comfortable with the level of care that first-time mom Api was giving her cubs. It was decided … More »

It’s a girl!

Welcome our newest baby, a yellow-backed duiker. The 11.4 pound female was born to mother, Dot and father, Dash. Dot came to the Virginia Zoo in early 2013 from the Houston Zoo and is 5 years old (she just celebrated … More »

Handmade Arts & Crafts Promote Pride and Conservation in Negros Occidental

Roger Sweeney, Assistant Director The Province of Negros Occidental in the Philippines has implemented a National Wildlife Month celebration in November of each year for more than a decade. In addition to being a highly successful conservation education campaign, they … More »

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