Virginia Zoo tops $40okay in donations, asks for extra assist

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Because the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, the Virginia Zoo is asking for monetary assist.

The Virginia Zoo has suffered a major loss in income as a result of being closed throughout the pandemic.


Thus far, the zoo has obtained about $40,000 to this point by means of its emergency working fund.

“Whereas we’re nonetheless unsure after we will reopen our gates, the well being and well-being of the Zoo’s 700 animal residents (their Keepers and the remainder of our workers) continues to be our high precedence,” the zoo wrote.

However, the group nonetheless wants more cash.


“Identical to our animals, something huge or small can have an effect,” the zoo stated.

Donations will help operations and ensure there are sufficient sources to maintain the zoo operating.

Visit the zoo’s emergency fund page for more information.


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