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The Virginia Zoo
Focused on increasing the understanding, conservation and enjoyment of the 700 animals that live on 53 acres in Norfolk, Va. Education-Recreation-Conservation.
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WWF UK Aug 21
There was worldwide outcry when the Notre Dame cathedral was on fire. Why is there not the same level of outrage for the fires destroying the ?
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 19
Olivia the screaming hairy armadillo celebrated her 5th birthday the best way possible yesterday - with a ball pit and all her favorite foods! 🎉
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 19
Good things really do come in threes...
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 17
Today is National Honey Bee day! If you missed our bee blog back in May, check it out now! 🐝 💛
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 13
Replying to @VAAquarium @VBParksRec
Turtley awesome!! 🐢
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 13
Thursday is Member Night and Zoo members will get to see a presentation with Misi, the four-year-old cheetah ambassador from the ! Zoo conservation partner Action for Cheetahs in Kenya will give two presentations at the ZooLive! Stage at 6 and 7 pm.🐆 🧡
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 10
Today is World Lion Day! Stop by the Zoo to ROAR with our lion pride and learn a few facts about Mramba, Zola and Emery from a trail host. 🦁
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 8
3 weeks remain to submit your amazing photos to our 2020 calendar contest! We're looking for your best 4 shots of the Zoo's animals, gardens and staff. Submit today (but make sure to read all the rules!)
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 6
Our final Adult Night of the year is just TWO days away... Gather your friends, co-workers, or a date and head the Zoo for WILD evening with no kids around! 🦓 Tickets are available online & at the gate 🐅 $5 members | $15 for non-members
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 5
Today is National Oyster Day!
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 4
Can these bongo snoots get a BOOP? . . .
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The Virginia Zoo Aug 2
Obviously, your first sloth stop should be the Virginia Zoo. But, after that, check out these other sloth opportunities!
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 31
Explore the wide world of insects in this creepy crawly class. Together we’ll explore and learn about these backyard critters and the other friends that live in the dirt. Sign up for this Zoo Tykes class August 10!
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 31
A litter of 15 Annulated boas were born this past Sunday/Monday! 🐍 Fun fact: Most tree boas have attitudes but Annulated boas are naturally docile.
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 31
Senior Wednesdays begin next week! The Virginia Zoo is proud to offer FREE admission every Wednesday in August to seniors age 62 and older.
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 29
On the blog: Wrapping up last week's Zoo Keeper Week is a look back at the guts and glory of the 2019 Zoo Keeper Olympics. What kind of events are at a Keeper Olympics? Read on!
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 28
Replying to @CarrieStLCards
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 28
Grandpa shark do do do do do...Back in his day, he didn’t have to look both ways before swimming and swam 100 miles for school in the snow. Also dislikes “trendy” fish with adaptations; they’re ruining his neighborhood.
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 26
Great shot, Brian! That’s actually our male cub “Emery”.
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The Virginia Zoo Jul 26
Come groove at the Zoo to the sounds of Buckshot! ZooGrooves is TONIGHT; grab your tickets and friends and we'll see you there 🎸 🎵
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