May 5, 2021
Dwarf Goats resting at the Virginia Zoo
The Virginia Zoo is udderly excited to announce the ZooFarm’s reopening on May 5, 2021 The barnyard boasts a variety of animals...
April 28, 2021
Animals tend to live longer due to the excellent quality of care they receive while under managed care at institutions like the Virginia Zoo This can...
April 23, 2021
We're continuing our Volunteer Appreciation Week celebration with an interview with Alison, a Zoo Crew Volunteer who has been volunteering with the...
April 21, 2021
"I came to volunteer here at the Zoo in 2016 with the hope of becoming a husbandry volunteer in the ZooFarm Since there was a requirement of...
April 19, 2021
man gardening
Gill has been volunteering for the Master Gardeners at the Virginia Zoo since 1991 Yep, he's been a volunteer here for 30 years officially on April...
April 9, 2021
Just kidding, we knew exactly what we wanted to call this month's Tales of the Tails blog, featuring one of our coolest bird species, but we also...
April 7, 2021
giraffes eating from a wreath
She's big, beautiful, has experience with babies and recently celebrated her birthday - it's Imara the giraffe! This experienced mother, who recently...
March 29, 2021
Your Zoo, parks and trails are calling you to see, play or ride this spring - right in your own backyard Connecting with nature is proven to boost...
March 20, 2021
golden dart frog sitting
There are more than 100 different species of poison dart frogs These types of frogs didn't earn their name from speed, but rather from traditional...