Virginia Zoo – LVI

Meet Greg Bockheim, executive director of the Virginia Zoo; home to exotic animals from across the globe and engaging exhibits.


Do you have a nickname? What is it?
G: No I don’t. My daughters call me padre.

What is one food that you will not eat?
G: Liver

What was your favorite movie?
G: Crimes of the Heart

If someone was to give you a gift (money’s no object) what would you want?
G: A Corvette.

What is your biggest fear?
G: To not be able to play sports.

What is the one quality you admire most in others?
G: Creativity

Where is the next place you want to visit?
G: Costa Rica

If you had to pick one place in town to take a tourist, where would it be?
G: The beach, the zoo and the Chrysler museum.

Describe your perfect day off.
G: Roller blading at the waterfront, eating lunch at the beach, and then watching a couple shows of survivor.

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