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Photo - Aerial photo of a tropical coastline, taken from a drone
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MSc student Beth Priday, tells us about her research project, where she explores the use of drones for conservation management in the Philippines...

Turtle tagging

Meet some of ZSL's female science and conservation experts

Photo - Heidi Ma outside, looking off camera

Meet one of ZSL's PhD students, who also coordinates the Hainan Gibbon project.

A zebra at ZSL London Zoo
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There's more to zebras than their stripy coats! From sleeping standing up to unusual eating habitats, Gemma Metcalf, Mammal Keeper at ZSL London...

Baby greater one-horned rhino, Zhiwa, at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Charlotte Lancey, Trainee Keeper – Large Hoofstock, had the privilege of looking after baby Zhiwa for the first month after she was born. She...

Photo - Close-up portrait photo of Dr. Tammy Shadbolt with a leafy background

Meet some of ZSL's female science and conservation experts

Photo - Selfie of Dr. Monika Bohm holding a giant African snail

Meet some of ZSL's female science and conservation experts

Photo - Portrait shot of Phoebe Shaw Stewart standing next to a river, wearing a ZSL t-shirt

Meet some of ZSL's female science and conservation experts

Painting of Joseph Wolf by Lance Calkin, 1890.

Many a meeting held in ZSL’s Council Room has been held under the steady gaze of a well-dressed, bearded man holding a bird of...

Adorable baby sloth Elio at ZSL London Zoo.
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As we, here at ZSL, begin to truly bed in to the new decade, and the exciting yet mammoth mission ahead – to continue protecting animals around...

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ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo, bringing you extraordinary animal facts and exclusive access to the world's oldest scientific zoo.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Do you love wildlife? Discover more about our amazing animals at the UK's biggest zoo!


We're working around the world to conserve animals and their habitats, find out more about our latest achievements.


From the field to the lab, catch up with the scientists on the cutting edge of conservation biology at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology.


A day in Discovery and Learning at ZSL is never dull! The team tell us all about the exciting sessions for school children, as well as work further afield.

Artefact of the month

Every month, one of the pieces held in ZSL’s Library and at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo will feature here as Artefact of the Month.

Wild About Magazine

Read extracts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine, Wild About.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos archipelago is a rare haven for marine biodiversity. Hear from the team about our projects to protect the environments in the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT).

Nelson's Island Expedition

ZSL Institute of Zoology researchers are embarking on an exciting fieldwork expedition to Nelson’s Island in the Chagos Archipelago. Throughout the month, the team will share their research and experiences on an uninhabited tropical island!

Asia Conservation Programme

ZSL works across Asia, from the famous national parks of Nepal to marine protected areas in the Philippines. Read the latest updates on our conservation.

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

An Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.