Latest News from ZSL

Socorro Dove at ZSL London Zoo

The Zoological Society of London is helping to safeguard the future of five of the top ten bird species benefitting from work done by zoos and...

Grey seal swimming

ZSL has published its ten year report on public sightings of marine mammals in the Thames, with Canary Wharf emerging as a seal sighting hotspot...


A post mortem carried out by ZSL has, for the first time, identified the human sore throat pathogen in a wild hedgehog.

Ganas the Komodo Dragon

New Komodo dragon arrives at ZSL London Zoo

Poached leopard skin seized in Cameroon

The UK Government will provide up to £5m of funding to help tackle the trade in illegal wildlife products.

Wattled Crane Chick

A rare and endangered wattled crane chick has been adopted by two red-crowned cranes at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo after it was abandoned by its parents....

Hainan gibbon moving through trees. Image (c) Jessica Bryant

ZSL scientists have used 400-year old records from China to track changes in the distribution of gibbons.

Edward the Baby Sloth with his teddy

Zookeeper Kelly-Anne Kelleher, with the help of a special teddy-bear, has taken on the role of surrogate mum to ZSL London Zoo’s newest arrival...

Satellite view of Western Australia (c) NASA US

ZSL scientists have called for closer collaboration with space agencies to help track biodiversity across the planet.

Porpoise on beach in Wales (c) Rod Penrose CSIP-MEM

A study led by ZSL has found harbour porpoises are struggling to successfully reproduce due to chemical pollutants in European waters.