January 17, 2017
Virginia Zoo Chef Yohn’s job is to slice, dice, peel, chop, cook, mash and prepare the meals of all of the animals at the Zoo, but why stop...
January 11, 2017
On Wednesday, January 11, 2016 the Virginia Zoo released its new mobile app for both iOS and Android users to download and enjoy at no cost! As you...
January 10, 2017
side profile of an American bald eagle
On January 10 of every year, the United States celebrates its national symbol, the Bald Eagle, by raising awareness about the majestic bird and the...
January 6, 2017
Happy 1st Birthday to Stubbley and Osceola! It’s been a amazing year watching our very own Malayan tiger cubs grow up in front of our eyes....
January 5, 2017
Every year on January 5 is National Bird Day. This animal holiday celebrates more than 9,800 species of birds that exist around the world, their...
January 3, 2017
Just in time for the holidays, the Virginia Zoo received a new Eastern bongo to add to the herd! The two-year-old male, named Bob, came from the...
December 31, 2016
Roary pulled double duty this year as the Zoo’s elf making sure staff AND animals were all behaving for Santa! He got himself into a little...
December 28, 2016
In 1972, President Richard Nixon declared that conservation efforts in the United States aimed toward preventing the extinction of species were...
December 14, 2016
Zoo Chef Yohn Sutton doesn’t just serve the animals food, he gets creative with his own recipes that cater to each animal’s unique...