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Please call 757-441-2374, ext. 223, or email thevirginiazoo@gmail.com for more information on any of the news releases.
04/09/14   Zoo Throws Party for the Planet  
04/03/14   New at the Zoo: Wallabies  
03/13/14   Love is in the Air at the Virginia Zoo  
03/06/14   Sentara Donates Hospital Bed to Zoo Wellness Campus  
02/24/14   Zoo Joins Fight to Stop African Elephant Killing  
02/20/14   First Residents at the Animal Wellness Campus  
02/11/14   Animals with "Sole" are Back  
02/06/14   Kiss & Tail  
02/05/14   Family Fun Night  
01/16/14   Zoo Needs Docent Volunteers  
12/19/13   New Binturong Habitat  
11/21/13   Holiday Marketplace  
11/21/13   Anorther Baby Bongo  
11/20/13   Luscious Lashes  
11/18/13   Bird Tape Art  
11/12/13   Bouncing Baby Bongo  
11/07/13   Beat Feet to the Zoo  
10/16/13   Red Panda Cubs Exploring Habitat  
10/03/13   Free Weekday Admission for Federal Employees  
09/30/13   Senior Wednesdays Extended  
09/26/13   Zoo Boo Needs You  
09/18/13   Zoo Seeks Volunteer Artists to Help Save Birds  
09/12/13   Zoovies 2  
09/06/13   ROARchestra Rescheduled  
08/29/13   Zoovies!  
08/08/13   Get Into the Zoo Grove!  
08/02/13   Red Panda Cubs  
08/01/13   Senior Wednesdays at the Zoo  
07/25/13   Animal Sculptures with "Sole"  
07/24/13   And the Winner is ... Kellen  
07/18/13   Evening Tours  
07/16/13   The Zoo's "Other" Animals  
07/01/13   Name the Giraffe  
06/24/13   Cassowary Courtship Creates Chick  
06/07/13   Ooh Baby, Baby - Giraffe  
05/24/13   New at the Zoo - Tamanduas  
04/12/13   You Snooze at the Zoo  
04/05/13   Zoo Throws Party for the Planet  
03/28/13   The Arts Are Wild -- Literally -- at the Zoo  
03/15/13   Madonna Delivers Baby at the Virginia Zoo  
03/06/13   Blood 'n' Bear It!  
02/25/13   And the Winner is ... Lola!  
02/21/13   Tarzan Swings through the Virginia Zoo  
02/14/13   Zoo Valentines: Cassowary Couple Courtship Continues  
02/13/13   Zoo Joins Area Attractions in Norfolk Camp Sampler  
02/05/13   Name the Baby Siamang Final Vote  
01/24/13   Kiss & Tail: Valentine's Day at the Zoo  
01/18/13   New Male Bongo at the Virginia Zoo  
01/16/13   Zoo Celebrates Groundhog Day  
01/04/13   Zoo Baby New Year  
12/28/12   Feeding the Beasts  
12/20/12   Name that Siamang!  
12/18/12   Zoo Accepts $150,000 Fundraising Challenge  
11/30/12   Zoo Dedicates New Statue to Environmental Stewardship  
11/21/12   New Tigers Moving to the Virginia Zoo  
11/20/12   Holiday Marketplace at the Virginia Zoo  
11/13/12   Curator Accepts Position at San Antonio Zoo  
11/01/12   Postponed Zoo Boo  
10/31/12   Zoo Wins Sky Art Competition  
10/12/12   Zoo Boo  
09/28/12   Zoo Extends Free Senior Wednesdays  
09/25/12   Zoovies  
09/21/12   Exotic Giant Indian Elephant Creeper Expected To Bloom  
09/18/12   Teddy Bear Clinic  
08/29/12   Baby Siamang Born  
08/16/12   Zoo Groves III: Town Mountain  
08/03/12   Senior Wednesdays  
07/20/12   Home Improvement - Elephant Style  
07/11/12   Get Schooled at Zoo Grooves Two  
07/06/12   Rock Hyraxes Born at Virginia Zoo  
06/21/12   Get Into the Zoo Groove  
06/11/12   New World for Virginia Zoo Orangutans  
05/03/12   Give Plant Conservation a Lift  
04/26/12   Dimunutive Duikers Deliver Descendent  
04/05/12   Party with the Animals at the Zoo  
03/20/12   Blood and Binturongs  
02/22/12   Prolific Primates Produce New Progeny  
02/10/12 Unique Valentine's Day Gifts at the Zoo  
01/18/12   Zoo Reaches Attendance Milestone  
01/10/12   Young Lion Moving to New Home  
12/22/11   Early Baby New Year  
12/08/11   Zootique Destroyed by Storm  
11/29/11   Unique Zootique Now Open  
11/03/11   Zoo Announces Animal Wellness Campus Campaign  
10/28/11   Zoo Boo Moved to Sunday  
10/20/11   Zoo Boo Is Coming  
10/18/11 Tortoise vs. Hare 2011  
10/13/11   African Crowned Crane Chicks  
10/06/11   Zoo's First Venomous Lizard  
09/27/11   Zoo Plant Guru Retires  
09/22/11   Zoo Wants You for Zoo Boo Crew  
09/08/11   In Honor of Grandparents Day  
09/01/11   Costume Parade Kicks Off Disney On Ice Month  
08/18/11   Virginia Zoo Announces Baby Giraffe Passing  
08/15/11   Zoo Grooves Three  
08/12/11   Free Tide Opening Weekend Train Rides  
07/29/11   Nearly Six Feet Tall at Birth  
07/29/11   Virginia Zoo Blood Drive  
07/27/11   Senior Wednesdays  
07/26/11   Cruious George's Cousins  
07/21/11   Zoo Grooves Two  
07/14/11   Tiny Elephants?  
07/11/11   Zoo Hatches Smallest New Residents  
07/07/11   Zoo Screams for Ice Cream  
06/30/11   Eye in the Sky  
06/16/11   Free Father's Day Train Rides  
06/14/11   Zoos and Aquariums Support Regional Economy  
06/03/11   Zroovy, Baby!  
06/01/11   New at the Virginia Zoo: Prairie Dog Pups  
05/26/11   Zoo Tales World Oceans Day Special Event  
05/04/11   Golf Tournament Benefits Virginia Zoo  
04/27/11   Zoo Mourns African Elephant  
04/18/11   Party with the Animals at the Virginia Zoo  
04/08/11   Virginia Zoo Monitoring African Elephant  
03/25/11   Tiger Ready to Greet Visitors to New Exhibit  
03/22/11   Virginia Zoo Announces Death of Red Panda  
03/18/11   Virginia Zoo Announces 2011 Board of Directors  
03/15/11   Asia - Trail of the Tiger Opens Spring 2011 at the Virginia Zoo  
03/03/11   Virginia Zoo to Hold Inaugural 5k for Orangutans  
02/24/11  

Members Sneak a Peek Through the Eye of the Tiger

 
02/10/11   Tiny Hands, Tiny Feet, New Friends for You to Meet  
08/12/10  

700 lbs. of Giant Land Tortoises Move Into The Virginia Zoo

 
07/28/10   Endangered African Bongo Born at Virginia Zoo  
05/25/10   Asia Exhibit Branching Out with New Trees  
05/06/10   Virginia Zoo Announces Death from Cancer of Beloved Siberian Tiger  
01/14/10   Virginia Zoo Gets an Elephant Swarming with Butterflies!  
12/29/09   Zoo’s Oldest Resident to be Released Back to the Wild: Zoo Superintendent Gary Ochsenbein to retire after 33 years at the Virginia Zoo  
12/09/09   Because Animals Like Presents Too: Holiday Enrichment Tree at Virginia Zoo lets visitors bring gifts for their favorite animals  
11/19/09   World Wildlife Fund PSA features Virginia Zoo Lion Cubs: Check out "Making of the TV Ads," "Answer," and "Radio"  
10/27/09   A really scary thought this Halloween . . .Did Your Trick or Treat Candy Harm an Orangutan?  

 





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