April 23, 2021
We’re continuing our Volunteer Appreciation Week celebration with an interview with Alison, a Zoo Crew Volunteer who has been volunteering with...
April 21, 2021
“I came to volunteer here at the Zoo in 2016 with the hope of becoming a husbandry volunteer in the ZooFarm. Since there was a requirement of...
April 19, 2021
man gardening
Gill has been volunteering for the Master Gardeners at the Virginia Zoo since 1991. Yep, he’s been a volunteer here for 30 years officially on...
April 9, 2021
Just kidding, we knew exactly what we wanted to call this month’s Tales of the Tails blog, featuring one of our coolest bird species, but we...
April 7, 2021
giraffes eating from a wreath
She’s big, beautiful, has experience with babies and recently celebrated her birthday – it’s Imara the giraffe! This experienced...
March 29, 2021
Your Zoo, parks and trails are calling you to see, play or ride this spring – right in your own backyard. Connecting with nature is proven...
March 20, 2021
golden dart frog sitting
There are more than 100 different species of poison dart frogs. These types of frogs didn’t earn their name from speed, but rather from...
March 17, 2021
zebu licking ice block
Clover is one of the Zoo’s two miniature zebu, a smaller breed of cattle. Recently, on March 11, Clover turned five years old! Chef Yohn...
March 12, 2021
The Virginia Zoo’s two newest additions are otterly adorable. Asian small-clawed otters Puba and Alana arrived last month as social companions as...