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Our Snakes Have A Superpower!

April 4, 20117 Residing in our Mountain Cove habitarium, the canebrake rattlesnake is one of the VLM’s pit viper species. Being a venomous snake, the rattlesnake has a formidable reputation and many people regard this reptile with fear and caution due to its potentially life-threatening toxin….

Foxy Lady

November 29, 2016 Hey Critter Corner fans! In the beginning of November, we had the pleasure of introducing a new young female fox to our red fox exhibit.  She will be joining our veteran male fox who has been at the VLM since 2006. The…

Ruby Throated Hummingbird

On the morning of May 1, 2015, animal keeper/trainer Carrie Bridgman found a lethargic and seemingly dazed  ruby throated hummingbird inside the River Otter exhibit. She brought the beautiful little creature inside our husbandry building to allow the otters into the exhibit without them having…

Spring time is busy time

This is the first chance I’ve gotten to sit down and say hello to you critter fans. We’ve had a busy spring!  Back in March, we received some egrets and black-crowned night herons from the Aquarium in Virginia Beach. After a quarantine period, we placed…

Winter Comes and now Goes

Hello, Critter fans!  We’ve had quite a time of it this past winter with the cold weather and snow that came in February.  After the last big snow, we spent many hours cleaning up the animals’ areas so that they might get out into the…