February 1, 2022
Bring your bestie, baby or bae for this sweet admission discount for visits during the month of February. Beginning Tuesday, February 1, 2022,...
January 14, 2022
NORFOLK, VA – A baby giraffe was born at the Virginia Zoo on December 28, and now he needs a name! The male calf weighed in at 159 pounds and...
December 29, 2021
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Norfolk, Va. – The Virginia Zoo announced on Christmas Day a baby giraffe would be coming in 2022, but its New Year’s calf came early! A Masai...
December 21, 2021
Winter is officially here which means it’s time to hibernate! For some background, the word “hibernation” is derived from the Latin word...
December 17, 2021
cockroach on glass
Ugly sweater day is the one day where everyone appreciates the way you look. Therefore, it is only fitting to let some of what humans consider as...
November 24, 2021
One of the largest of its kind, the Burmese python is a species of snake native to jungles and scrublands of Burma, Malaysia and Thailand. On...
October 25, 2021
The Zoo is deeply saddened to announce the loss of Emery, the African lion. In April, the Zoo reported that Emery, who would have been four years...
October 22, 2021
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ZooBoo is this weekend! Whether you’re a ZooBoo first-timer or pro, here are a few things you should know about this safe family-friendly, two-day...
October 12, 2021
The toucan is widely recognized for being the iconic symbol for a popular cereal brand, but did you know there are actually around 35 different...