Animal Adventure summer competition

This summer, we've opened a brand new exhibit - Animal Adventure! To celebrate, we're running a competition throughout August to win an amazing selection of summer prizes!

Going down the slide on HMS Beagle

Before you enter, please make sure you have read the competition terms and conditions:

Prizes and benefits

  • There will be five winners in total, one chosen each week from visits to ZSL London Zoo's all-new Animal Adventure. The competition will open on Wednesday 31 July (the launch date of Animal Adventure) and winners will be chosen on the following dates at 10am: Monday 5 August 2019, Monday 12 August 2019, Monday 19 August 2019, Monday 26 August 2019, Monday 2 September 2019. 

  • Prizes will vary each week and will include a selection of goodies from our shop. 

  • Your prize must be claimed by Sunday 30 September 2019.

  • By entering the prize draw each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions as well as ZSL’s General Admission and Experiences Terms, which can be found here

  • Prizes are non-transferable and a cash alternative is not available. ZSL reserves the right to terminate, amend or extend this promotion without incurring liability, in the event circumstances affect its ability to operate the competition. We will not be responsible unless required by law, for any loss, changes, costs or expenses, which may arise in connection with this competition and we can cancel or alter the competition at any stage.

About the competition

  • The Animal Adventure competition encourages people to share pictures of themselves and /or their guests enjoying our Animal Adventure activities at ZSL London Zoo.

  • The competition is owned by the Zoological Society of London [ZSL], a charity dedicated to the protection of animals and their habitats.

  • The competition seeks to promote the launch of our all-new Animal Adventure during the summer school holidays 2019.

  • The competition opens on Wednesday 31 July 2019 and closes on Sunday 1 September 2019. 


  • It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure they have read and obeyed the competition rules set out below.

  • By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the competition rules and digital guidelines, and that that their entry complies with ZSL’s requirements.

  • Any entry found not to comply with the competition rules will be disqualified.

  • The decision of ZSL on all matters relating to the competition is final and binding. No negotiation will be considered and prizes are non-transferrable.

How to enter

  • The competition is only open to adults aged 18 years or over.

  • Entrants enter either by posting a picture of themselves or their guests enjoying Animal Adventure on the pinned dedicated Facebook post on the ZSL London Zoo Facebook page. Or, by posting a picture of themselves or their guests enjoying Animal Adventure on Twitter or Instagram using #AnimalAdventure and tagging in @ZSLLondonZoo. 

  • The competition is not open to ZSL employees, volunteers and their relatives.

  • Only one entry will be accepted per person. If you enter multiple times, ZSL will count this as one entry.

  • Entries must be posted before 10am on the dates listed above to be included for that week. 

What to enter

  • Each entry image must contain an image of themselves or any chosen guests who must have given consent to be photographed, in Animal Adventure at ZSL London Zoo.  

  • The entrant must have the permission of all people pictured in the photo before entering it. 

  • Entries must not contain any profane or abusive language, offensive gestures or hate speech.

What NOT to enter

  • Photos that depict animals in an undignified or degrading manner.

  • Photos that show dangerous or illegal behaviour or behaviour that could damage the object being photographed.

  • Photos that show a lack of respect towards the object being photographed.

Ethical Standards

Any breach of the below ethical standards will constitute a breach of the Rules.

  • Entrants must not compromise the welfare of any animals, and should never do anything to injure or distress any animals or destroy their habitat in an attempt to secure a picture.

  • Entrants must not trespass or engage in any illegal, reckless or dangerous activity.

Judging the competition 

  • The winners will be chosen at random from all eligible entries and the winners will be contacted via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with information on how to claim. If, after two attempts we still haven’t had a response from a winner, a new winner will be picked. 

  • All entrants may be featured in an element of the Animal Adventure marketing campaign (This may include, but not be limited to social media posts and use on the ZSL website). 

Copyright and reproduction

  • Each entry must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party.

  • The copyright in all photos submitted to the competition will remain with the copyright holder who will be credited in accordance with the competition’s guidelines (eg © photographer’s name).

  • By entering the competition, each entrant grants to ZSL a non-exclusive irrevocable licence to reproduce, publish and communicate to the public by any means and exhibit their photo(s) and copies of their photos(s) in all media throughout the world in relation to the competition and ZSL including but not limited to all use in the context of: 

- Judging the competition

- Inclusion in ZSL’s marketing campaign

- Inclusion within ZSL’s websites, including within interactive elements associated with the competition and/or exhibition (now known or hereafter created) available for viewing or download from ZSL’s websites

- Inclusion in promotional, press and marketing materials associated with the competition and/or the Zoo


  • Proof of electronic submission is not proof of receipt by ZSL.

  • ZSL regrets that it cannot accept liability for the misuse of photos and/or failure of any third party to comply with the Competition’s credit guidelines.

Data protection

  • By entering the competition each entrant agrees that, if they win, ZSL may use their name and image to announce the winner of this a competition and to provide them with the details of their prize. 

  • By entering the competition each entrant agrees that any personal information provided by you with your competition entry may be held and used by ZSL only for the purpose of administering the competition and only for the duration of the competition.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.