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New wolf exhibit opens at Metro Richmond Zoo

Meet Voodoo and Nitka!
Posted at 1:12 PM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 17:01:01-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A new Gray wolf exhibit has opened at the Metro Richmond Zoo.

The new exhibit will feature the zoo's first and only wolf pack, Voodoo and Nitka, who are nestled in a forested and hilly area of the park.

The pair of Gray wolves came from another animal park and will start their own new wolf pack as the alpha male and alpha female mates at the zoo.

The Gray wolf’s breeding season in northern United States is from January to March.

The new exhibit is located in the North American section of the Zoo near the alligators, elk, and bison.

Visitors will be ablt to see the wolves from an elevated boardwalk that wraps around the perimeter of the habitat.

The zoo is operating at 50% capacity and all ticket should be purchased online prior to arrival.