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Free ResourcesVirtual Voyage

Escape from the ordinary and awaken your wild side by joining the Zoo for a Virtual Voyage every day! Plus, take advantage of other free resources offered by the Zoo, including activity sheets, an interactive augmented reality tour, access to educational videos on our cutest animals, and plenty of reading material!

COVID-19Zoo Closed

Out of an abundance of caution, the Virginia Zoo is closed. Please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs page for more information.

From the Zoo BlogCheck Out These Rad Tortoises

May 21, 2020 - One of the most easily recognized types of animals in the world is a turtle or tortoise. These reptiles are easy to identify by almost anyone thanks to one physical feature – the shell. Before we fully break out of … More »

Up Close and PersonalBehind-the-Scenes Adventures

Did you know that you can mingle with a giraffe, meet a tortoise or chill with a sloth? Interested in seeing our new reptiles up-close? Learn more about our 12 different behind-the-scenes tours.

EducationVirtual Safari Camp

Safari Camps at the Virginia Zoo are going virtual! Through our NEW Online Safari Camps, your camper(s) can explore the natural world and engage in science learning without leaving home.

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