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at VIRGINIA'S ANIMAL ATTRACTION

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ROAR OUTDOORS on the

Dinosaur Trail

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HOME to

250 Species

of ANIMALS

EXPERIENCE

Virginia
from the MOUNTAINS to the SEA
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to NATURE
with HANDS-ON EXHIBITS

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WHAT'S PRECIOUS in our WORLD

Welcome to the Virginia Living Museum

Virginia’s Animal Attraction & Dino Destination

View endangered red wolves. Get up close to a moray eel and moon jellies. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors. Touch live horseshoe crabs. Relive the age of the dinosaurs. It’s all at the Virginia Living Museum, Newport News, where living exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Visitors experience animals native to Virginia in habitats, discovery centers and interactive exhibits. The Virginia Living Museum showcases Virginia’s natural and living resources to encourage understanding and protection of our natural world. Explore the outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail with 16 life-like dinosaurs, paleo camp, dig pits & dinosaur fossils. SHARK ZONE, a summer 2019 exhibit is open daily through September 2, 2019. Come enjoy a Shark Summer!

What You’ll See

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Animals in Action

The Virginia Living Museum is home to more than 250 species of animals found in Virginia including reptiles, mammals, birds and fish. We provide a sanctuary for orphaned,  non-releasable or injured animals.

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Happening Today

Otter Enrichment – 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Aviary Feeding – 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Chesapeake Bay Tank Feeding – 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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We had a bouncy baby Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) hatch out in our Lizard Exhibit in the Coastal Plain Gallery! He will stay behind the scenes until he is ready to go on exhibit 🦎. Make sure you congratulate Mom and Dad on their newest addition when you visit!

We had a bouncy baby Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) hatch out in our Lizard Exhibit in the Coastal Plain Gallery! He will stay behind the scenes until he is ready to go on exhibit 🦎. Make sure you congratulate Mom and Dad on their newest addition when you visit! ... See MoreSee Less

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I love these. We have several wild pair, and a few hatchlings in our area here in Florida!

The face you make knowing its Friday 🙂 #cheerstotheweekend

The face you make knowing it's Friday 🙂 #cheerstotheweekend ... See MoreSee Less

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Cute little stinker!

Adorable!

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