June 9, 2017
I first saw the job posting for the volunteer management internship around January. I was immediately drawn to it. I mean, who wouldn’t want to...
June 5, 2017
The Virginia Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a Masai giraffe calf on Sunday, June 4.  The female giraffe calf was born to five-time...
June 5, 2017
It’s World Environment Day and we’ve decided to highlight some of the insects that serve a unique purpose in the Earth’s ecosystem,...
June 2, 2017
We can’t tame our excitement any longer that you’re joining us for Zoo To Do this Saturday, June 3rd at 6 pm!! Here’s some additional...
June 1, 2017
If you’re a human, and chances are you are, you’ve either eaten or heard of Hot Pockets, the quick microwaveable sandwich that 99% of the...
May 27, 2017
The Virginia Zoo caught up with the three food critics who will be present at this year’s Zoo To Do! Their job is to judge 20 different...
May 25, 2017
Since today is World Otter Day, we thought we “otter” tell you all about our two adorable Asian small-clawed otters and their intriguing species....
May 23, 2017
This Sunday, a female Red panda was introduced to her new exhibit at the Virginia Zoo. Masu, the juvenile Red panda comes from the Denver Zoo where...
May 22, 2017
Zoo To Do is a little less than two weeks away and we can already hear our stomachs growling and mouths getting dry as we wait patiently for the day...