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Animal training (1.1 MB): notes about why zoos train animals. Find out about some of the species that are trained at Whipsnade and why it is important for the animal’s welfare.
Animal communication (3.0 MB): an activity sheet about the different methods animals use to communicate.
Health and safety at the Zoo (1.7 MB): information about the health and safety considerations at a zoo. Also discover how science is used in the Zoo and Institute of Zoology.
History of ZSL and Whipsnade Zoo (1.2 MB): Discover when ZSL was started and the history of Whipsnade Zoo.
Role of a modern zoo (2.9 MB): what is it that they do? Find out about the four main roles of a zoo (conservation, education, research and recreation).