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Animal advocacy group targets Mill Mountain Zoo

An animal advocacy group is targeting the Mill Mountain Zoo in its campaign to draw attention to animals used for entertainment.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 07:45pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Va.,

Count of US museums revised, doubling old estimate

The U.S. government says there is double the number of museums compared with an estimate from the 1990s.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: museums,

'Kellen' chosen as name for Norfolk zoo giraffe

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 04:11am EDT

Tags: giraffe, animals

National Zoo's app directs and connects visitors

The National Zoo is debuting a mobile app that will help visitors find their way around the park.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 03:29am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian National Zoo, app,

USDA cites Va. private zoo for chimpanzees' escape

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited a private zoo in Mechanicsville for violating a federal regulation nearly two years after six chimpanzees escaped.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 03:32pm EDT

Tags: Mechanicsville, Windy Oaks Animal Farm

African lion being moved from Va. zoo to Fla

A young male African lion at the Virginia Zoo is moving to a new home.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 06:07am EST

Tags: lion,