Visit the Zoo Online

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

Here are some links to zoos in Virginia and Washington, D.C.

National Zoo 

This is the official website for the national zoo in Washington, D.C. You can view live cams of some of the animals at the zoo, including Mei Xiang, the giant panda who just gave birth. Also on this website, you can get more information about the official zoo app.

Virginia Zoo 

Find all the current events happening at the Virginia zoo. They also offer live animal cams and photo galleries of some of their exhibits.

Luray Zoo 

This is a privately owned rescue zoo based out of Luray, Va. Go to this website to find out more about the animals at the zoo and the Luray zoo sponsorship program.

Zoos on Twitter

@VirginiaZoo

Tweets: 327
Followers: 1,200
Sample Tweet: “There's a new baby siamang at the Zoo! The baby was discovered clinging to its mother’s tummy Monday, Aug. 21. More at:http://www.virginiazoo.org/documents/20120829ReleaseBabySiamang.pdf …”

 

@NationalZoo 

Tweets: 2,210
Followers: 31,954
Sample Tweet: “Morning update: Keepers say Mei is managing to get some good rest, and they're continuing to hear good sounds from the cub. #cubwatch”

 

@marylandzoo 

Tweets: 2,381
Followers: 9,256
Sample Tweet: “Quiet day @ the zoo. But it sure is a beautiful one.”

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