March 4, 2022
Tawny frogmouths, Victoria crested pigeons, Cinereous vultures. What do these species have in common other than being amazing birds that also happen...
March 1, 2022
Zoo Vet uses Ophthalmoscope to look into eagle's eye
The Virginia Zoo is showing its appreciation to healthcare professionals, for both humans and animals! They have faced many challenges in...
February 28, 2022
This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week! Although we tend to think of invasive species more as pests than true threats, these...
February 25, 2022
Dropping in all the way from California, the Virginia Zoo welcomes its newest resident, a Harris’s hawk named Tony. While Tony the hawk won’t be...
February 11, 2022
Completion of the Zoo’s Conservatory has been wrapped up for a few weeks now, and we thought this would be a great time to give you all the details...
February 9, 2022
Mramba, king of the Virginia Zoo (Virginia Zoo photo by Cedrick Garrett).
The Zoo is deeply saddened to announce the loss of its patriarch African lion, Mramba. The Animal Care team had been regularly treating Mramba for...
February 3, 2022
NORFOLK, VA – Cases of avian flu (Eurasian H5 HPAI) have been confirmed in wild birds in Virginia, specifically counties surrounding the Virginia...
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
Satellite image of Virginia Zoo
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...