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The Virginia Zoo  Focused on increasing the understanding, conservation and enjoyment of the 500+ animals that live on 53 acres in Norfolk, Va.

NEW AT THE ZOO: Saki monkeys! Meet Jackie and Lionel; on exhibit now at the World of Reptiles πŸ’

The Goat Yard is now closed for the season. Upon the news of possible effects of Hurricane Florence last week, the goat's owners at Country Charm Farm and the Zoo's Animal Care Staff decided on an early return of our fuzzy friends. The rest of the ZooFarm crew is still here and eager to meet new faces! #VirginiaZoo #goats

Ready to see all your favorite animals again? Sofie's ready to see you! πŸ‘€
The Zoo will re-open Sunday, September 16, under normal operating hours from 10 AM - 5 PM. 🦁🐸🐊🐻

#ZooBorn cuteness! Congratulations to Red pandas Masu and Timur on the birth of their 2 panda boys! For more details on these cuties, visit the blog at

SEPT. 15: GrowlFest is your chance to enjoy the Zoo and sip your favorite brews! Bring the whole family to enjoy yard games, food trucks and more. Tickets start at $10; buy today at 🍺 🐯

NEW AT THE ZOO: Sea horses! Check out the exhibit inside the World of Reptiles!

Happy Labor Day! The Zoo is OPEN today until 5 PM. Come spend the day with us before school starts!

Enjoy our trick-or-treat trail, ZooBoo Choo Choo, costume contest and more for TWO DAYS this year! ZooBoo tickets are now on sale; get yours early! πŸ‘» πŸŽƒ 🎟️

Happy September! Enjoy the Children's Museum for the entire month; it's our final membership swap for 2018!

Here's a tip to help you sample the best beers this area has to offer at GrowlFest! Tickets are on sale now and the first 1,000 people will receive a growler to fill at your brewery of choice. 🐻 🍻

Saturday, Sept. 15: Jump, slither, climb and crawl your way to the Zoo as we explore the ways of locomotion and how animals move throughout the Animal Kingdom. We’ll also learn more about some animals that move large distances and migrate to different areas of the world! Developed for children between the ages of 2-12.
*Register today at*

It's the final weekend for our membership swap with the Hermitage Museum. Make sure to visit by August 31!

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