Reptile Awareness Day

June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Virginia Zoo

We’re wild about our animals! Help us celebrate some of our favorite Zoo friends and their wild counterparts by joining us for Animal Appreciation Days! Explore all the things that make our animals unique, learn about their threats in the wild, and learn what the Zoo and our partners are doing to protect these species.

What you can expect to experience:

  • Trailhosts at World of Reptiles
  • Keeper Chat at Noon
  • Education carts
  • Zoodoption Special

This month we’re featuring a special reptile Zoodoption. Symbolically adopt our Aldabra tortoises between now and June 15 at the $35 level and you’ll entered to win a Sneak Peek encounter with our reptiles for you and one guest. Plus, your purchase will directly benefit the Turtle Survival Alliance. Pre-purchased Zoodoptions will be available for pickup the day of the event, or will be mailed after June 18.

Location: Virginia Zoo

Date: 6/15/18

Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Cost: FREE with regular paid Zoo admission

zoodopt the aldabra tortoises here

What is a “Sneak Peek”? You and one guest will receive a “Sneak Peek” tour, which may be in-front or behind-the-scenes, depending on the specific animal. You will also receive a personal Q&A session with a keeper who cares for the animal. The experience lasts approximately fifteen minutes and will be scheduled after the contest period ends. Don’t want to leave anything to chance? Schedule your own full Behind the Scenes experience here.