10 May 2018

Endangered African penguin chick hatches at Virginia Safari Park

Endangered African penguin chick hatches at Virginia Safari Park

Virginia Safari Park is celebrating the hatch of its first African penguin chick. The new baby named, “Winter,” hatched February 9th to proud penguin parents, “Whitney” and  Timmy” and joins the resident group of penguins, which is commonly called a waddle, colony or huddle.

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9 May 2018

Virginia Safari Park Welcomes Third Baby White Rhino!

Virginia Safari Park Welcomes Third Baby White Rhino!

Virginia Safari Park, a ZAA accredited facility, welcomed its third baby Southern white rhinoceros, "Sebastian" on March 13th. The healthy baby boy was born after a 16-month pregnancy to “Samira” a 9 year-old female. 

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9 May 2018

Spring Brings Very Rare Hatching

Spring Brings Very Rare Hatching

Virginia Safari Park welcomes extremely rare Ruppell’s griffon vulture chick. The female chick, named Salazar, hatched early the morning of March 26th. This is the first Ruppell's griffon vulture hatching at the Park. 

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7 Sep 2017

Virginia Safari Park is Presenting Partner for Rockbridge Regional Fair and Expo

Virginia Safari Park is Presenting Partner for Rockbridge Regional Fair and Expo

Virginia Safari Park will sponsor the first annual Rockbridge Regional Fair and Expo this year. Virginia Safari Park is proud to be the Presenting Partner for the fair for a four year period. This year’s kick-off event will be held at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. The 2017 Rockbridge Regional Fair and Expo will begin Thursday, September 7th at 4:00PM and run through Saturday, September 9th at 10:30PM. Save

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11 Apr 2017

Home School Day 2017

Home School Day 2017

April 11th is Home School Day at Virginia Safari Park! Meet up with like-minded homeschooling parents, educators and students for a day of networking and educational fun! Meet and greets with animal ambassadors and special zookeeper talks all day long! 

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