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ZSL’s Gorilla Garden wins Silver at Chelsea
15 May 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is delighted to announce it has been awarded a Silver Medal by the RHS for its showcase Gorilla Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.
Meet ‘Grotty’ the baby penguin at London Zoo
11 May 2006
London Zoo’s newest arrival is a baby jackass penguin.
Pitter patter of webbed feet at London Zoo
11 May 2006
Two tiny Madagascar Teal ducklings are delighting visitors to London Zoo’s African Bird Safari walk-through exhibit
ZSL working to conserve IUCN Red List Endangered Species
3 May 2006
In response to the press release from the IUCN, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is delighted to be closely involved in the work to assist with the production of the 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which classifies the world’s species according to their extinction risk. Key contributor, Professor Georgina Mace, Director of ZSL’s Institute of Zoology, said “The updated Red List clearly demonstrates that our world’s species are still declining. It has become more important than ever that both active conservation and relevant research are undertaken to stay the decline.”
Meet the King at London Zoo!
28 Apr 2006
London Zoo’s newest addition to the reptile collection, an awe-inspiring king cobra, is ssssettling in nicely to her new home.
Come eye-to-eye with a Giraffe
31 Mar 2006
A new state of the art exhibit ‘Into Africa’ opens at London Zoo
“Mummy, what are they doing?!”
28 Mar 2006
Learn about the birds and the bees at London Zoo!
Rare Lemur Birth A Double Success for London Zoo
23 Mar 2006
London Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of rare Alaotran Gentle lemur twins. This is the first time London Zoo’s Gentle lemurs have given birth to twins and it won’t be long before the babies will be copying their parents in marking their territory by rubbing their bottoms on the ground!
First steps towards new wild leopard population
20 Mar 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has been awarded a crucial grant of over £177,000 from the Darwin Initiative for the establishment of a wildlife health monitoring service to protect the critically endangered Amur leopard and other endangered wildlife. The monitoring programme will ultimately be a first step towards possible reintroduction of this beautiful leopard.
Madagascan native species - a bone of contention
14 Mar 2006
A cat-like carnivore - the fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) - native to Madagascar possesses the largest penis bone in relation to its size and animal classification of any carnivore yet studied, but the purpose of the fossa’s elongated organ remains a mystery.
White-clawed crayfish thrive in monkey moat!
7 Mar 2006
The white-clawed crayfish rescued by conservationists at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are flourishing in their new Whipsnade homes and have even begun to breed.
New Ark paves way for turtle conservation
2 Mar 2006
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park welcomes an internationally important collection of freshwater turtles to the UK
Rare Lizards with attitude born at London Zoo
21 Feb 2006
London Zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of seven rare baby Rio Fuerte Beaded lizards. This is the first time these lizards have been bred at London Zoo and only the third time in a UK zoo as a whole.
ZSL vet offers India’s vultures a lifeline
13 Feb 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has undertaken a successful mission to save critically endangered vultures injured in India’s annual Kite Festival.
Critically endangered Amur leopard thrown a life line
8 Feb 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is delighted by the Russian Government’s decision not to allow the construction of an oil terminal at Perevoznaya on the Amur Bay near Vladivostok.
London Zoo Assists in Saving Illegal Import
6 Feb 2006
London Zoo has assisted in rescuing approximately 950 exotic fish and coral illegally imported from Indonesia and seized by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officials at Heathrow Airport.
Spectacular Snakes at London Zoo!
27 Jan 2006
Running from 11th February until 19th February 2006
London Zoo is offering visitors the chance to take a closer look at our sensational snakes and discover the truth about these fascinating reptiles!
The Zoological Society of London announces results of post-mortem of a northern bottlenose whale found in Thames
25 Jan 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) will be holding a press conference to announce the preliminary results of the post-mortem carried out on the northern bottlenose whale found in the Thames.
The Zoological Society of London presents science behind controversial badger culling policy
24 Jan 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is today convening specialists for a debate into the scientific issues surrounding badger culling. The debate, in response to Defra’s announcement on measures to tackle bovine TB (bTB) in England, will also contribute to the ongoing public consultation on the contentious topic.
ZSL in race to save London’s whale
20 Jan 2006
The Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) has dispatched its marine mammal veterinary pathologist, Paul Jepson, to the banks of the Thames to assist with the rescue of this special animal spotted just this morning in river. It will now be a race against time to save the animal.
National parks-only approaches will fail African Wildlife
12 Jan 2006
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is calling for an urgent new solution to protect African wildlife and other global rangelands, in addition to the traditional approach of setting up “fortress” nature reserves - a source of continued conflict with local people.
An extraordinary return from the brink of extinction for worlds last wild horse
19 Dec 2005
An international working group coordinated by scientists at the Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) Institute of Zoology (IoZ) have made the remarkable recommendation to reclassify the Mongolian Przewalski’s horses, previously categorised as ‘extinct’ in the wild, to ‘endangered’ on the IUCN red list of threatened species; a move which highlights the success of recent captive breeding and reintroduction programmes.
Support from The Michael Marks Charitable Trust helps to widen access to the ZSL art collection
9 Dec 2005
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is delighted to welcome Ann Datta who joins us as a part-time Art Cataloguer, responsible for cataloguing the estimated 6,000 artworks held in ZSL’s Library and offices at Regent's Park and Whipsnade.
Baby Bongo Bonanza!!
9 Dec 2005
London Zoo celebrates the birth of 11th bongo calf
ZSL scoops best website award in Visit London Awards 2005
1 Dec 2005
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) received the award for Best Website for www.zsl.org at the 2005 Visit London Awards, held at Old Billingsgate Market to celebrate London’s top tourism businesses.
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