September 19, 2022
NORFOLK VA – Virginia Zoo Keepers are delighted to welcome a newborn Masai female giraffe calf born on September 9, 2022. At birth, the baby...
September 9, 2022
NORFOLK, VA – The Zoo’s adorable siamang infant has a name! The Zoo hosted a two-week online auction for the babe’s naming rights. The winner...
August 26, 2022
NORFOLK, VA – Thanks to a generous donation, there are new ways to nature play! The Virginia Zoo’s nature playground, the Run Wild! Nature...
August 11, 2022
The Zoo has broken ground on a brand-new habitat that puts its conservation efforts front and center. 1. What’s coming? Turtle Oasis is a...
July 27, 2022
NORFOLK, VA – Tikiti the red river hog is the proud mom to a male piglet. These piglets are born at just 3-4 pounds, have their...
June 2, 2022
lioness
The Virginia Zoo’s Pride is now complete with the addition of two female lions, Asha and Kali. The two are sisters were born at Blank Park Zoo on...
May 20, 2022
mason bee house in garden
Blog written by Guest Engagement Coordinator Sarah Peterson If you’ve visited the Zoo recently, you may have noticed a few dozen small PVC pipes on...
May 2, 2022
baby sloth up close
The Virginia Zoo has welcomed a baby two-toed sloth to its collection. The newborn arrived overnight on April 17 and is the...
April 25, 2022
tigers standing next to water
Malayan tigers Stubbley and Osceola are leaving the Virginia Zoo. The two six-year-old males have received a recommendation from the...