April 18, 2017
In honor of Ape Awareness Month, April’s Tales of the Tails Animal Stories is about one of the Virginia Zoo’s most popular species of...
April 17, 2017
The warm weather means more of our animals come out of their temperature controlled shelters to bask in the sun or take dips in their pools. The same...
April 11, 2017
  The Virginia Zoo is proud to announce the acquisition of two juvenile White rhinos, Bora and Zina. The female rhinos arrived at the Virginia Zoo...
April 1, 2017
April Fools! As most of you are aware, today is an international holiday where millions of people all over the world fall victim to tricks, pranks...
March 22, 2017
Step foot into the ZooFarm and chances are you’ll hear all sorts of noises – from the cows and zebu mooing, to the sheep baaing, the pigs...
March 20, 2017
Ribbit. Ribbit. Ribbit. That sound is a big unison hello from all the frogs at the Virginia Zoo! They want to welcome you to World Frog Day,...
March 9, 2017
It’s that time again to step into the Zoo’s Diet Kitchen with Chef Yohn for another Animeals recipe walkthrough! Chef Yohn must have had...
March 3, 2017
Today is World Wildlife Day! On December 20, 2013, the United Nations designated March 3 as World Wildlife Day, a day to celebrate and raise...
March 1, 2017
Zoo to Do Tickets Now On Sale! Tremendous plans are underway for the Virginia Zoo’s Zoo to Do, its annual charity gala. This year, the creative...