Latest News from ZSL

Asian lion with a England football

Our three lionesses have been getting in the football spirit ahead of England's first game.

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...

Prince William United for Wildlife

The Duke of Cambridge, President of United for Wildlife, was today joined by David Beckham to launch a new campaign #WhoseSideAreYouOn.


A new bovine TB control strategy to be piloted in Northern Ireland risks spreading the disease rather than supressing it, scientists warn.

Group of Volunteers

We're celebrating Volunteer Week by following two of our own volunteers around the zoo for a day.

Stony Coral Colony

ZSL celebrates World Oceans Day 2014

Koko, Phil and Elvis investigate their presents

Chimps Phil and Grant celebrated their 18th birthdays

Carnaby Street Lion - made from models in body paint.

ZSL uses brave hand-painted bodies to set loose a lion on Carnaby Street.

Scientist presenting to an audience at Soapbox Science

This summer, the UK’s leading female scientists will once again transform the South Bank into a stage for scientific discovery and debate for the...

Sloth baby

Sneaky sloths hide amorous action from zookeepers.