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Brown bear camera trap photograph

New global research reveals extreme vulnerability of primary forests.

Forest Elephant

Endangered subspecies of elephant known as the ‘gardener of the forest’ is being driven to extinction by poachers

Hippocampus pontohi weedy pygmy seahorse

A diver has captured on camera two rare species of seahorse in the Philippines that had previously never been seen before in the country’s seas....

Sunda pangolin

The enigmatic pangolin is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Okapi camera trap image ZSL-ICCN Virunga National Park

First ever genetic study of the elusive wild okapi unravels mystery behind its evolutionary origins

Thames Marine Mammal Code of Conduct

Code of conduct to ensure the well-being of marine mammals in the Thames

Close-up of an okapi at ZSL London Zoo

UK oil exploration company, SOCO, has agreed to withdraw all activity from World Heritage Sites – including Virunga National Park in the...

Stony Coral Colony

ZSL celebrates World Oceans Day 2014

Greater adjutant

The ‘little dodo’ and a bird that dispatches its prey by stamping on its head are among the world’s 100 most unique and endangered birds, reveal...

Duke of Cambridge arrives at United for Wildlife symposium hosted by ZSL

The Duke of Cambridge joined the United for Wildlife organisations on the 12 February 2014 at the symposium hosted by the Zoological Society of...