• Celebrating 25 Years

    12 days ago - By Metro Richmond Zoo

    Twenty five years ago, the Metro Richmond Zoo opened to the public on April 22, 1995, with 250 animals.
    The Zoo has experienced tremendous growth over the years. Currently, the Zoo is situated on 150 acres and is home to 2,000 animals representing 190 species from around the world. The animals at the Zoo act as animal ambassadors for their wild counterparts to help inspire people to care about the survival of all animals. In 2019, an additional 30 acres of adjacent land was purchased which will allow for an expanded parking area and future animal exhibits.
    The Metro Richmond Zoo is...
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