• Gray Wolf Pups Born April 4

    7 days ago - By Metro Richmond Zoo

    The Metro Richmond Zoo is delighted to announce the birth of two Gray wolf pups born to parents Nitka and Voodoo on April 4th Easter morning. These pups are both male and are doing well. This is the first litter of Gray wolves born at the Zoo.
    Nitka emerging from the den she dug.
    A couple weeks before giving birth, Nitka began digging a den in the ground to create a safe place for her to raise her babies. She selected a spot underneath the roots of a large tree. After a 63 day gestation period, Nitka gave birth inside the 3 foot deep den. One pup is black and the other is brown-gray. The...
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