March 14, 2020
Did you know today is Learn About Butterflies Day? We’re here to tell you the basics about these flittery-fluttery insects, why they’re...
March 12, 2020
The first day of spring is in one week, but the Virginia Zoo’s Horticulture team has been preparing for spring plantings for months! Now that...
March 9, 2020
New at the Zoo is Zeke, the eclectus parrot! This fifteen-year-old avian was recently acquired by the Zoo in early January and will soon become an...
March 4, 2020
The Virginia Zoo has partnered with KultureCity to make Zoo grounds and programs sensory inclusive. This new initiative will promote an accommodating...
February 27, 2020
The Virginia Zoo welcomes it’s first-ever Malayan tapir baby who was born shortly after 8 pm on January 20, 2020. The male calf was named...
February 26, 2020
Many of the animals received special enrichment in honor of Valentine’s Day this month – from kissing booths to browse feeders, and boxes...
February 14, 2020
Imagine you’re walking through the Virginia Zoo’s World of Reptiles exhibit space. You’ve seen dozens of cold-blooded species, but...
February 12, 2020
They’ve been roaming the earth and surfing the seas for at least 220 million years, and now it’s finally time to properly shell-ebrate them!...
February 3, 2020
While most people waited to hear a verdict for “spring” or “more winter” weather on Groundhog Day, the Virginia Zoo celebrated Armadillo Day,...