Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Giraffes being measured at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Animals throw their weight behind Zoo survey

Keeper Graeme with lemurs #thezoo

The staff and animals at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire will be starring in the fourth series of ITV’s prime time documentary ‘The Zoo’,...

Flamingo Chick with parent

That's one fluffy buddy for every day of the week!

Lee and the elephant (Wild about)

Meet Lee Sambrook, an elephant keeper who's been working with our largest residents for over 30 years!

Elephant gets a manicure

…with a pedicure!

Hippo outside

Baby hippo’s first big swim is delayed by a very hungry mum

Group of Volunteers

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

Koko, Phil and Elvis investigate their presents

Chimps Phil and Grant celebrated their 18th birthdays

Close up of a baby lemur

The mothers of six baby ring-tailed lemurs have been spotted taking turns babysitting one another’s youngsters at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Steve Backshall  with Harris Hawk for deadly aerial assassins

First flight ahead of Deadly Aerial Assassins shows.