Latest ZSL Blogs

Banner thanking ZSL volunteers hung on the outside railings of ZSL London Zoo.

Volunteers’ Week, 1st-7 June, is a time to celebrate and thank volunteers worldwide. We’d like to raise awareness of ZSL’s amazing team by sharing...

Image of Moses Wekesa wearing a ZSL tshirt
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A blog by Moses Wekesa, Tsavo West Field Manager

Purple frog on dark background
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By ZSL Postdoctoral Research Scientist Rikki Gumbs – Edge of Existence Programme

Humanity’s relationship with biodiversity is complex....

Oni the okapi’s six-month scan
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ZSL's Head of Wildlife Services describes a routine ultrasound that was in fact, anything but routine.

Zookeepers dancing at Whipsnade Zoo
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So what do zookeepers get up to in a lockdown? They get their dance on! See the amazing results below.

Nathalie Pettorelli IOZ scientist in Serengeti

Discover ZSL's Science Careers Videos, featuring researchers from ZSL's Institute of Zoology

Two scientists wearing rubber gloves investigating a dead animal
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The world is undergoing a global public health crisis following the emergence of COVID-19, a disease which almost certainly originated from a...

Three keepers observing social distancing while caring for the animals at ZSL London Zoo
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We simply can't be allowed to slip through the cracks

Giraffes are counted in the annual stocktake at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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All the animal facts to save your quiz night!

Drawing of Bhanu the lion
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Even more animal-inspired wonderful artwork from ZSL members.

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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!

Conservation

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

Science

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

Education

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.