Virginia Zoo Code of Conduct

As a guest or member, you are required to comply with the Virginia Zoo’s code of conduct, safety rules and are cautioned to heed all warnings. Please note management reserves the right to refuse admission, control occupancy, eject, or ban any person whose conduct is deemed by management to be disorderly, disruptive, offensive, harassing, or inappropriate or threatens the health, safety, or well-being of Virginia Zoo animals, staff, volunteers, or guests. Causes for ejection and ban from future visits include, but are not limited to, causing harm both physical and mental to Virginia Zoo animals, staff, volunteers, or guests; entering an animal exhibit or touching an animal without consent; lewd conduct or language; sexual harassment; disparaging comments based on protected characteristics; littering or deliberately damaging property; soliciting; or consumption or possession of illegal narcotics or weapons (real or imitation). This covers behavior onsite as well as via phone, email, and social media.