December 10, 2016
From just one stroll around our Zoo we often get asked by guests if we can host private events on our grounds and the answer is most definitely YES!...
December 8, 2016
In early November I embarked on a 2-week trip to the city of Malacca, Malaysia to take part in an animal welfare improvement project at the Melaka...
December 4, 2016
December 4 is World Wildlife Conservation Day. This day of observance encourages the conservation and protection of various species of animals that...
December 2, 2016
The Virginia Zoo’s Conservation Youth Team (CYT) is a youth development program for high schoolers that provides important volunteer services to...
November 28, 2016
In celebration of Thanksgiving, several of our animal residents enjoyed their very own feast similar to what people eat on the holiday! As a treat to...
November 13, 2016
Today is Sadie Hawkins Day! An American folk event, this holiday made its debut in Al Capp’s Li’l Abner comic strip in 1937. Sadie...
November 10, 2016
Dr. Amanda Guthrie will be leaving this month to work for the Zoological Society of London, one of the world’s largest and most diverse animal...
November 9, 2016
At the end of October, the Tidewater Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) held an enrichment workshop at the Virginia Zoo. The...
November 4, 2016
Tomorrow, November 5th, is a great day to celebrate Bison Day 2016 because: The North American bison is now our new National Mammal! In May of this...