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February 26, 2020 Many of the animals received special enrichment in honor of Valentine’s Day this month – from kissing booths to browse feeders, and boxes with adorable animal puns – and Chef Yohn got to work in the diet kitchen preparing various … More
January 31, 2020 For International Zebra Day, Chef Yohn decided to see if the Zoo’s four Hartmann’s mountain zebra would step outside of the box (pun intended) and try something new. Chef Yohn calls the dazzle of grazers “basic”, meaning they stick to … More
November 7, 2019 National Bison Day is an annual holiday to honor the nation’s largest land mammal, a species that has quite the history. In the 1800s, there were more than 30 million bison across the country, but less than 100 years ago, … More
September 23, 2019 It’s International Rabbit Day and what better way to celebrate our hoppy friends than with a feast of their favorite things to munch on from Zoo Chef Yohn! Rabbits are considered herbivores, which means they only eat plants like grasses … More
July 17, 2019 Yesterday was World Snake Day and we decided to take advantage of a unique Animeals opportunity. In case you aren’t familiar with how snakes eat, we can tell you it’s not like humans or other animals. Get comfortable and curl … More
June 28, 2019 Chef Yohn has been MIA (or just on vacation) but the animals at the Zoo still have to be fed! During his absence, there is plenty of work still happening in the Diet Kitchen – produce is cut, weighed and … More
May 20, 2019 In early 2018 we introduced you to a beary cool pair of animals, the sun bears. But did you know the Virginia Zoo is home to another pair of bears? Although the two species are similar – they both are … More
May 10, 2019 At the Virginia Zoo, staff like to celebrate as many animal holidays and birthdays as possible. While we will be celebrating Endangered Species Day on Saturday and World Migratory Bird Day on Sunday, Chef Yohn has partnered with Keepers to … More
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- February 19, 2020 2020 Membership Swaps