ZSL - The Zoological Society of London - is a global science-led conservation organisation helping people and wildlife live better together to restore the wonder and diversity of life everywhere.

Through our leading conservation Zoos - London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo - we bring people closer to nature in shared spaces of wonder and unique centres of learning, advancing knowledge to better protect wildlife today, while inspiring a lifelong love of animals in the conservationists of tomorrow.

Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives. We’re working every day to achieve this, through our science, our field conservation around the world and engaging millions of people through our Zoos.

We care about all life and work tirelessly to restore its wonder and diversity.

A united team from different disciplines and different nations, we’re bound together by our passion for nature and a pioneering spirit to solve the biggest challenges facing wildlife.

    two lion cubs playing


    Find out more about ZSL and the world-renowned experts who lead the organisation on our journey to shape a more balanced, vibrant and connected world.

    researcher with microscope
    Working to help people and wildlife live better together

    Our People

    Our hundreds of scientists and conservationists are working all around the world.



    Find out about the awards and recognition given to many of the experts here at ZSL

    photographer with giraffes

    Media Centre

    The press office is here to help with any media enquiries relating to ZSL, from facilitating filming and photography to putting you in touch with one of our world-leading conservationists, science experts, zookeepers or vets for interviews or comment.

    ZSL conservationist looking out at steppe habitat with binoculars on top of mountain in Mongolia,


    Browse the range of resources we make available for academics and conservationists.