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Family of three enjoy a stroll in the sunshine
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Your step-by-step guide on how easily book you half-price tickets online.

MTA Giraffe
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To make sure booking free Member, Fellow and Patron tickets is fair for all, please read carefully before you book.

A Humboldt penguin under water at ZSL London Zoo
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This Mental Health Awareness Week, take a little time for yourself and enjoy all that our Zoos have to offer

palm oil fruit
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Deforestation due to commodity production, most famously, palm oil, has gained increased public awareness over recent years. The commodity’s...

Female Hihi © Vix Franks

An in-depth exploration of the problems associated with hatching failure in birds ahead of the Science and Conservation Event “Why do eggs fail?”...

Tiger in long green grass

Our Wild Lunch Wednesdays events have allowed us to introduce viewers to some of the incredible staff and students who work at ZSL.  By focusing...

Abstract painting in mainly black, blue, white and black with the colours radiating from a black central point.
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Congo was a famous artistic chimpanzee at ZSL London Zoo in the 1950s. He was given paints and allowed to create works of art by Desmond Morris,...

Two Colombian Dwarf Geckos next to a coin

We're venturing further afield for our final events in the Wild Lunch Wednesdays...

Three Lions London Zoo
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On Thursday (8 April) we waved a fond fur-well to our trio of lionesses, as they set off on their journey to Schwerin Zoo in Germany.

Zookeeper Anusia Acus with giraffe Bashu
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In this spring’s edition of Wild About magazine, Zookeeper Anusia Acus shared what makes Whipsnade’s hippos so special. Here she lets us in on her...

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Careers at ZSL

Our people are our greatest asset and we realise our vision for a world where wildlife thrives through their ideas, skills and passion. An inspired, informed and empowered community of people work, study and volunteer together at ZSL.

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

Read testimonials from our Members and 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).

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.