Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Meet Santa at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Christmas is coming early at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, as the Zoo’s magical Christmas grotto opens on Saturday 5 December.

Lemur with Halloween mask

Ring-tailed lemurs prepare for Halloween fun at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Greater one-horned rhino calf

Keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo welcomed a greater one-horned rhino calf at the start of September

Baby elephant Sam enjoys giant birthday cake

Baby elephant Sam couldn't wait to tuck into his giant birthday cake made of hay and bananas

An elephant being measured by its keeper for the annual weigh-in at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo undertakes it annual weigh-in

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....

Jumbo Express steam train in ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

More than five million people have now travelled on the Whipsnade Steam Railway.

Meerkat Training School

Four meerkats are put through their paces in preparation for the Deadly Summer Shows at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Sea lion pup

California sea lion pup born has been born!

Close up of explorers at Whipsnade

Families and Zoo-lovers are in for an adventure on Saturday 27th June, as ZSL Whipsnade Zoo opens its gates after...