Baby Animals#TigerTuesday

May 3, 2016 - For this week’s #TigerTuesday, we’re focusing on the health of our furry friends. The tigers are now 16 weeks old and weighing in around 35 pounds each. How’d they get so big so fast? Well according to Dr. Amanda Guthrie … More »

GIVE TODAYGive Local 757!

May 2, 2016 - Zoo supporters we need your help! On Tuesday, May 3, the Virginia Zoo is participating in Give Local 757! and we have 24 hours to raise funds. Please consider donating or participating in one of the activities below to help us reach … More »

Spring Break CampWildlife Spring Break Camp Recap

April 28, 2016 - The last week of March we had our Wild About Wildlife Spring Break camp for children ages 6-11. Over the 5 days of camp we had 173 children learning about different species of animals, habitats, adaptations and conservation. This year … More »

Baby Animals#TigerTuesday

April 26, 2016 -   Since the daily public viewing of the Malayan tiger cubs has ended, we want to make sure you still get your fix of cub cuteness! Check out our videos and blogs every Tuesday to watch these little guys grow, … More »

Relocating our GirlsLisa and Cita Arrive in Miami

April 19, 2016 - Lisa and Cita arrived at their new home at Zoo Miami Today. The girls were greeted with a warm welcome from Miami veterinary and animal care staff and two new very excited friends. Over the weekend, heavy equipment was brought … More »

Program AnimalsFiona and Seamus Turn One!

April 15, 2016 - Remember our orphan Virginia opossum siblings Fiona and Seamus? These two turn one year old this week. We do not have an exact birthday for them but our vet staff is estimating around April 15. Fiona and Seamus were hand raised by … More »

Capital CampaignWorld of Reptiles Coming Soon!

April 13, 2016 - The Virginia Zoo prides itself in creating a world-class zoo.  With nearly 500,000 visitors each year and voted the number one place for families to visit since 2008, our goal is to continue creating an environment that adds to the … More »

Zoo VolunteersMore than just a number

April 11, 2016 - April 10 through April 16 is National Volunteer Week, and we here at the Zoo are so grateful for the countless hours volunteers dedicate to our animals and grounds. The Zoo is excited to welcome our new Volunteer Programs Coordinator … More »