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Prehistoric frogs face extinction
20 May 2010
The world’s most ancient frogs may soon be mined to extinction, if the New Zealand government’s plans to open up a conservation area for mining go ahead.
Toads' earthquake exodus
31 Mar 2010
Common toads (Bufo bufo) can detect impending seismic activity and alter their behaviour from breeding to evacuation mode, suggests a new study in the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) Journal of Zoology.
High Arctic species on thin ice
17 Mar 2010
A new assessment of the Arctic’s biodiversity reports a 26 per cent decline in species populations in the high Arctic.
Gold priced out by wildlife
1 Mar 2010
18ft anacondas, jaguars, tapirs and the world’s largest bird of prey are some of the species that have proven to be worth more than their weight in gold.
7 Jan 2010
Cleaner fish show it pays to be selfless.
14 Dec 2009
Scientists develop new penguin DNA profiling technique
World’s zoos unite over climate change
30 Nov 2009
Zoos and aquariums will become the last places on Earth to see species such as polar bears and coral if climate change negotiations fail at Copenhagen, warns the global zoo community.
Healthy Mum – Eggcellent chicks
20 Jul 2009
Maternal diet key to chick survival. Parents who eat their 5-a-day can help protect their chicks against parasites, reveals new research on the New Zealand hihi published today
Conserving threatened species is only a click away…
19 Jun 2009
International targets set for reducing biodiversity loss may still be achieved with the help of a new online conservation tool.
Ant finally? Not in Surrey…
9 Dec 2008
Over 300 of Britain's rarest ants are to get a brand new home when they are released back into the wild in Surrey.
First ever pictures of Africa’s “unicorn”
11 Oct 2008
An African animal so secretive it was once believed to be a mythical unicorn has been caught on camera in the wild for the first time by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).
“That’s not my name!” - Rhino calf echoes song to make his point
2 Oct 2008
Just like the Ting Tings in the chart-topping pop song, ZSL Whipsnade’s Zoo’s 55th African white rhino calf is fed up with everyone getting his name wrong.
Thames gets the seal of approval
21 Aug 2008
If you’re planning a summer bank holiday picnic on the banks of the Thames be sure to keep an eye out for Sammy the seal.
Simian Siblings go nuts at ZSL London Zoo
20 Aug 2008
If first impressions count, then ZSL London Zoo’s baby mangabeys have certainly got off on the right foot.
Health-checks for the nation’s frogs
25 Jul 2008
Conservation charities the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Froglife are calling for the public to look out for and report cases of sick and dead frogs – and other amphibians like toads and newts – in an attempt to expand vital research into the state of the nation’s amphibians.
Giant anteaters go for a nosey around ZSL London Zoo
21 Jul 2008
ZSL London Zoo’s giant anteaters are going on a nosey walkabout - just in time for the summer holidays.
Food for thought
15 Jul 2008
Imagine trying to put a tonne of bananas and apples into your shopping trolley every week
Corncrakes calling again
3 Jul 2008
The distinctive call of a rare bird which was once extinct in England can be heard again thanks to a successful breeding and rearing project at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
Visitors go ‘Potty’ for new piglet Harry
2 Jul 2008
A new piglet is quite literally hogging the limelight after becoming the first warthog to be born at ZSL London Zoo.
Giant butterflies land at ZSL London Zoo
23 Jun 2008
Flutter in to view this unique photo exhibition of large butterflies. A revolutionary photography technique capturing the intricate details of butterflies down to the finest scale launches as an exhibition at ZSL London Zoo on Monday for National Insect Week.
Common dolphin mass stranding investigation
12 Jun 2008
Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are leading the investigation into the mass stranding of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) that occurred around the south Cornwall coastline earlier this week.
Blood suckers to the rescue
29 May 2008
Revolutionary painless technique for blood sampling zoo animals. A team of bloodthirsty assistants are helping vets at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) carry out routine health checks on animals at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos.
Where’s Wallaby? Counting the Uncountable: Animal Arithmetic
16 May 2008
Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) have developed an innovative model that could revolutionise conservationists’ abilities to calculate animal population size without undertaking costly and often extremely difficult census work.
Extinct in ten years, vultures decline quicker than the dodo
30 Apr 2008
Asian vultures face extinction in the wild within a decade without urgent action to eliminate the livestock drug that has caused their catastrophic decline, scientists are warning. Their decline has been quicker than that of any other wild bird, including the dodo.
Secret seahorses in the Thames revealed
7 Apr 2008
Protection of a British seahorse by the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 is excellent news for the Thames, reveal conservationists from the Zoological Society of London.
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