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Mongooseness Gracious Me!
2 Oct 2002
The keepers at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park's Discovery Centre are currently hard at work with Stitch and Sew, two-baby dwarf mongoose who are being hand reared before they are returned to their social group
Everything is just so black and white
26 Sep 2002
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park is celebrating again following the successful birth of a male Grevy's zebra, just over a month after another herd member in the group gave birth to a female foal
Help, I'm a hornbill and I'm still in here!
20 Sep 2002
Malay Black hornbills give birth to record three chicks
The Golden Child!
11 Sep 2002
London Zoo celebrates the birth of its first golden headed lion tamarin
20 Aug 2002
3,500 British field crickets released back into the wild
19 Aug 2002
Hand reared superb fruit dove has chick and proves he's no muppet!
Traffic Free Week and Rainforest Roadshow makes Whipsnade Wild Animal Park your natural environment!
29 Jul 2002
From Saturday 3rd until Sunday 11th August Whipsnade will be holding a Traffic Free Week. Peace and tranquillity will descend upon Whipsnade making it even a better place to enjoy a picnic in the summer sun
Post mortem results for Anna the Asian elephant
19 Jul 2002
We recently announced the sad death of Anna, one of Whipsnade Wild Animal Park's female Asian elephants
Confiscated turtles recover at Whipsnade
8 Jul 2002
After several months of hard work by the keepers and veterinary staff at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, most of the rare freshwater turtles confiscated in Hong Kong at the end of last year, and brought to Whipsnade, have made a full recovery
Sad death of Anna the Asian elephant
4 Jul 2002
ZSL's Awards for Contributions to Zoology in 2001
18 Jun 2002
On 18 June 2002, The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) will be recognising the important contributions to zoology made by many scientists in 2001, by presenting their annual prestigious awards
Landor rebrands Zoological Society of London
12 Jun 2002
Landor London has developed a brand strategy and designed a new identity for the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and its various divisions and properties which include London Zoo, Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, Institute of Zoology and Conservation Programmes
The Zoological Society of London hosts the UK's first conference on the unsustainable bushmeat trade
28 May 2002
Today, Tuesday 28 May, 2002, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) hosts the UK Bushmeat Campaign Conference at which the Rt. Hon Clare Short MP, Secretary of State for International Development, will address delegates on the interaction between wildlife and poverty
Mayor champions world-class aquarium for London
20 May 2002
EMBARGO: NOT FOR RELEASE BEFORE 7pm, MONDAY, MAY 20, 2002
Przewalski Horses from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park and Marwell Zoological Park to be re-introduced to Mongolia
16 May 2002
Two Przewalski horses, the ancestor of the domestic horse, bred at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park and Marwell Zoo, are to be re-introduced back into the wild as part of an ongoing project to re-establish this species in their native country of Mongolia.
Statement from the Zoological Society of London: London Zoo to shut on 9th April to mark Queen Mother's Funeral
3 Apr 2002
As a mark of respect, following the death of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother on Saturday 30 March 2002, London Zoo will be closed to the public on the day of the funeral, Tuesday 9 April 2002. We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause
Decision for zoos in £30 million landmark VAT case
28 Mar 2002
Leading tax advisors Ernst & Young has welcomed a positive decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning VAT charged on admission to charitable zoos such as London Zoo
Tea for toucan
27 Mar 2002
Most of us welcome the chance to stop for a cup of tea - besides, it's good to have a break. At London Zoo however, there's a rather more important reason why the keel-billed toucans drink tea. These stunning birds have a unusual metabolism that means they require a very low-iron diet, and tannins found in tea actually help to reduce the absorption of iron in their body
Food for thought - one reason that big fierce carnivores are rare
21 Mar 2002
Embargoed: Not for release until 7pm UK, 2pm ET, Thursday 21 March 2002
Statement following the inquest into Jim Robson's death at London Zoo
12 Mar 2002
On Tuesday 12th March, the inquest into Jim Robson's death was held at Horseferry Road Coroner's Court. The verdict was accidental death
Chris Ofili painting donated to elephants sells for $105,000
27 Feb 2002
A painting by Turner Prize winning artist Chris Ofili, that he donated to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), has been auctioned to raise money for the elephants at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, and sold for $105,000 (£73,730)
Jock uses gorilla tactics to woo his females
26 Feb 2002
London Zoo has welcomed Jock, a new male western lowland gorilla from France. Jock joins the Zoo's four females - Zaire, Diana, Minouche and Messy - as part of the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP). His arrival coincides with the UK launch of a major initiative against the illegal trade in bushmeat - a trade that is increasingly threatening the survival of gorillas and other primate species
Award-winning artist, Chris Ofili, donates painting to elephants
21 Feb 2002
Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili, is donating a painting to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), so that it can be auctioned to raise money for the elephants at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park. The painting will be auctioned this week at New York's prestigious contemporary art fair, The Armory
St Valentine's Day arrival for French gorilla
15 Feb 2002
London Zoo has welcomed Jock, a new male gorilla from France on St Valentine's Day. Jock joins the Zoo's four females - Zaire, Diana, Minouche and Messy - as part of the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP).
Giant anteater born at London Zoo
14 Feb 2002
After an anxious wait for Keepers at London Zoo, the Zoo's female giant anteater, Sauna, has given birth to a baby girl. These incredible animals are notoriously difficult to breed and there are less than 150 individuals in the international Endangered Species Programme (EEP) for breeding this threatened animal
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