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...
April 18, 2022
In school, we all learned the lifecycle of a frog and all its stages, from eggs, embryos, tadpoles, etc. But before that cycle even begins, breeding...
April 14, 2022
NORFOLK, VA – The Virginia Zoo is thrilled to announce its new male lion, Ansel has arrived and can now be seen by visitors. Ansel was born at...
April 12, 2022
skunk being weighed on scale
The Virginia Zoo welcomes its newest animal ambassador, a nine-month-old striped skunk named Chonk, who is sure to become a social media...
April 6, 2022
Group of people looking at meerkat exhibit
In anticipation of the two of the busiest weeks of the year, the Virginia Zoo will be requiring advance reservations and timed tickets April 9, 2022...