Latest ZSL Blogs

Conservation Service Lake Ossa workshop

ZSL Cameroon's newest bulletin from July to September, 2014, highlights work carried out across the various ZSL Cameroon initiatives.

Newborn elephant calf

The team welcomed a new arrival as baby Sam is born to Mum Azizah.

The old farmhouse in the middle of Skomer

106 years ago, a disease of Manx shearwaters (confusingly: Puffinus puffinus) was observed for the first time on the island of Skomer off...

Comparison of Zoological Record volumes for 1864 and 2013
by asylph on

Zoological Record® is the oldest continuous bibliographic database in life sciences and the leading and most comprehensive...

Ahren Warner Philippine Crocodile

ZSL resident poet Ahren Warner talks about this weekend's Poetry Weekend, London and Lions

Talita and Jae Jae

Introduction to Talita, the new Arts & Culture Coordinator and what the Arts & Culture programme at ZSL may contain.

The Pitcairn community
by Ana Pinto on

Sadly, my last day on this beautiful island is here. I will be telling everyone in London (and anywhere I go) about this wonderful place called...

Ana and Paul high-five
by Ana Pinto on

The end of my visit to this beautiful island is approaching quickly and although I try squeezing in even more adventures during this trip, I’m...

Ana and the children of Pulau School
by Ana Pinto on

Imagine going to school in one of the most remote places on earth!

Ana standing by the petroglyphs at Down Rope
by Ana Pinto on

I had heard there are rock engravings left on the island by Polynesians before the mutineers arrived, but to get there you have to go down a very...

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Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.

Artefact of the month

Every month one of the pieces held in ZSL’s Library and at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo will feature here as Artefact of the month.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo. Bringing you amazing animal facts and exclusive access to the world's scientific oldest zoo.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Wild Science

From the field, to the lab, catch up with the scientists on the cutting edge of conservation biology at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.

Frog Blog

Follow ZSL’s amphibian experts in their quest to find out why 41% of the world’s amphibians are threatened and what can be done to stop more species becoming extinct.

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.