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Muck in and muck out
18 Nov 2005
ZSL launches Keeper for a Day! London Zoo and Whipsnade Wild Animal Park are offering animal lovers a very special chance to ‘panda’ to their passion and work at one of our world famous zoos.
Nation’s phobias revealed
27 Oct 2005
Research commissioned by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) shows that Britain’s twenty-somethings have the greatest fear of creepy animals, despite being seen as the nation’s dare-devils.
Stunning in stripes!
21 Sep 2005
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park is celebrating following the successful birth of a female Grevy's zebra.
The last croak for native frogs?
16 Sep 2005
Deadly amphibian disease found in British Isles
Wild Christmas Gift Ideas!
12 Sep 2005
If you’re wondering what to get an animal-lover this Christmas, then the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the charity which owns and operates London Zoo and Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, has some unique gift ideas and is giving you the chance to support our global conservation effort.
Human Zoo - Exhibit biogs
26 Aug 2005
The following biogs are for the participants of the Human Zoo.
Humans ‘bear’ all at London Zoo
25 Aug 2005
World’s first human zoo opens for bank holiday
London’s New ‘Human Zoo’
16 Aug 2005
London Zoo is offering exhibitionists the chance to forget their worries, flaunt their natural behaviours and escape the in-laws this August bank holiday weekend!
Whipsnade goes loco!
29 Jul 2005
There’s a platform party down at Whipsnade for the 35th anniversary of the railway this bank holiday weekend.
Scientists unravel mystery behind extinction of world’s largest bird
15 Jun 2005
New Zealand’s moa, a group of giant flightless birds including the largest birds ever to have lived, died out because they grew almost ten times slower than living species, reveals a study by researchers at the Zoological Society of London’s Institute of Zoology (IoZ) in London.
Spermatology at London Zoo
28 Apr 2005
Sperm comes in all shapes and sizes…….Visit London Zoo’s Spermatology exhibition from Saturday 30th April to discover what different sperm look like, swim like, how frozen sperm can help conserve a species, and of course, what distinguishes a good sperm from a bad sperm!
Another Roaring Success for Whipsnade!
15 Mar 2005
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park is extremely proud to reveal details of our new state of the art lion enclosure, Lions of the Serengeti.
Russian pipeline is death warrant for world's last 30 Amur Leopards
21 Jan 2005
The Zoological Society of London, ZSL, today expressed its disbelief and concern at the decision by the Russian Government to allow an oil pipeline to be built through the Kedrovya Pad nature reserve, home to the last 30 remaining wild Amur Leopards
Counting Creatures in London Zoo's Spectacular Stocktake
20 Jan 2005
It's that time of year again and London Zoo's keepers are having a huge New Year count of all our animals. However, due to our number and range of creatures they certainly won't be counted two by two!
Valuable coral reefs under siege
16 Dec 2004
At a symposium being held today, 16 December, 2004, at the Zoological Society of London, top coral reef experts are meeting to discuss the alarming rates of decline and formulate an action plan to prevent the demise of these important ecosystems. With approximately 20% of coral reefs already destroyed, it is thought that close to 50% may be close to collapse
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park - a real Investor in People!
1 Dec 2004
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park (WWAP) has once again been confirmed as an 'Investor in People' following its assessment by Investors in People UK, the body that accredits the national quality standard
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park scoops top award in the 2004 Zoo Federation Awards.
17 Nov 2004
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park received one of the top awards from the zoo world following a prestigious awards ceremony attended by Elliot Morley MP, Minister for Environment
Tessa Campbell Fraser exhibits sculptures at Whipsnade
9 Nov 2004
The Zoological Society of London is delighted to welcome the work of Tessa Campbell Fraser to Whipsnade Wild Animal Park. This Internationally renowned sculptress has spent a great deal of time studying our animals so we are delighted to play host to the finished pieces. Until February 2005, three of her life-size animal sculptures are on display in the Park for visitors to enjoy
Lucifer descends on London Zoo for Halloween
27 Oct 2004
London Zoo is really getting into the spirit of Halloween with the spine tingling arrival of Lucifer, the Asiatic lion
Biting back - the World's leading shark experts converge on London Zoo
22 Oct 2004
On Friday 22 October, the world's leading shark experts are gathering at London Zoo to take part in a two day conference driven by the issues which increasingly threaten this poorly understood and highly exploited group of fish
ZSL Embarks on Crisis Mission to Save Indian Vultures
5 Oct 2004
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has embarked on a crisis mission to prevent the extinction of three critically endangered species of vulture in India and Nepal. Experts from ZSL flew to Pinjore in Haryana State northern India to secure a founder population of 38 birds for an essential captive breeding effort, to prevent the extinction of these amazing birds
Development in Equatorial Guinea Fuels Unchecked Bushmeat Crisis
28 Sep 2004
New research from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), presented at the Bushmeat & Livelihoods Conference, has revealed that rapid development in Equatorial Guinea is fuelling a bushmeat crisis
First wild breeding success for Whipsnade corncrakes
23 Aug 2004
A family of month-old corncrake chicks sighted on RSPB's Nene Washes reserve, near Peterborough has been hailed a great success by the breeding project partners, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), English Nature and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
London Zoo Shows Off Longest Insect in the World
12 Aug 2004
London Zoo is proud to show off Phoebe, a Malaysian giant stick insect; the longest insect in the world, measuring in at a whopping 45cm long!
Playing mother hen to a flamingo chick
5 Aug 2004
A Caribbean flamingo chick, hatched on the 6 July, is being hand reared by keepers at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
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