October 12, 2021
The toucan is widely recognized for being the iconic symbol for a popular cereal brand, but did you know there are actually around 35 different...
October 8, 2021
Satellite image of Virginia Zoo
NORFOLK, VA – Everyone is getting lit over the Virginia Zoo’s newest exhibition, ZooLumination, and tickets are now on sale! The brand-new...
September 29, 2021
egyptian goose standing
Did you know there’s a holiday called Happy Goose Day? Also known as Michaelmas Day, this unique tradition is celebrated annually on September...
September 28, 2021
man puts together taco for woman
If you’re familiar with our Animeals blog series, then you know the more than 700 animals at the Virginia Zoo have to eat and Chef Yohn and...
September 21, 2021
sloth using paintbrush to paint on canvas
Trey, the Zoo’s first-ever sloth baby born in 2020, found new independence from mom Honey and dad Mervin a few months ago, and is officially...
September 17, 2021
Zoo Vet inspects eagle's talons
The Zoo’s bald eagle, Abe, recently underwent his routine physical examination from Dr. Tara Reilly, the Virginia Zoo’s Veterinarian,...
September 13, 2021
prevost squirrel close up
The Virginia ZooFarm residents are getting squirrelly over their new friends, Diana and Kelapa. These two new additions are Prevost squirrels, native...
September 3, 2021
Sloth inflatable animal sculpture
This November the Virginia Zoo will welcome 28 new animals – the inflatable kind – in an exciting winter exhibition called...
August 13, 2021
Nope. Your eyes are not deceiving you. There are hundreds, thousands of strange creatures on our planet, and some of them include lizards that have...