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Pere David`s Deer
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ZSL's Heidi Ma blogs on the recent Scientific Event: Collaborating for Conservation in China, giving an overview of conservation projects being...

Volunteers at the 2017 ZSL Eel Forum

To mark World Fish Migration Day on 21st April, ZSL's Joe Pecorelli updates on our European eel conservation.

Middle Brothers BEAMS units put in place, BIOT
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Professor Rob Dunbar of Stanford University gives us an in depth look in to the science techniques being used to monitor environmental conditions...

Colour illustration of the Llama Hut with added clocktower circa 1835 with camels, goats and a zebra
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Celebrating 190 years of ZSL London Zoo. ZSL London Zoo `officially’ opened on 27 April 1828. View the Daily Occurrences for this day - The Duke...

Entangled minke whale

ZSL's cetacean strandings expert, Rob Deaville, summarises our scientific event on cetacean bycatch.

ARMS units in place on reef in BIOT
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Dr Catherine Head, University of Oxford, joins the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science expedition to the British Indian Ocean Territory to...

2018 April. GW and CH working in the lab. BIOT. Dan Bayley
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Dr Gareth Williams, Bangor University, joins the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science coral reef expedition to BIOT to look at microbial...


If you live in England – wherever you live in England – there could soon be badger culling in countryside near to you, if the government proceeds...

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As Britain’s hedgehog populations suffer ongoing declines, wildlife disease expert Dr Becki Lawson from the Garden Wildlife Health team at ZSL’s...

Ctenella chagius at Moresby Island
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Professor Charles Sheppard joined the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science coral reef expedition to BIOT in April 2018 and writes of their...

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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.

Working for Wildlife

Ever wondered what a typical day as a zookeeper looks like, or what it's like to be a videographer at ZSL? Now you can find out!

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.

ZSL Shop

Get updates on our latest ranges, be the first to hear about special offers, and find the perfect gift for animal lovers!

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.