Latest Blogs from Arts and Culture

A Mountain Chicken Frog; Leptodactylus fallax.

To celebrate Mountain Chicken Frog Day this year and raise awareness about this fabulous amphibian, ZSL worked together to make a large mountain...

Dave Goulson - Bumblebee

Author and Bumblebee expert Professor Dave Goulson visits ZSL London Zoo to talk about bees as part of the Authors for Animals programme.

Edward the Baby Sloth

Hubbub group visits ZSL London Zoo to collaborate on the last Authors for Animals event of 2015

Blue Throated Macaws

On the 15th July on a cloudy evening, writer, journalist and campaigner George Monbiot came and spoke at ZSL London Zoo penguin beach as part of...

Animal Art Workshop

Blog about the fantastic Animal Art workshop that ran August 2015 at ZSL London Zoo

Lubetkin penguin pool

Hans-Ulrich Obrist chooses the Lubetkin penguin pool for his feature in new book 'London Burning: Portraits from a Creative City'

Helen MacDonald with buzzard

Helen MacDonald speaks at ZSL London Zoo about her book H is for Hawk and birds of prey.

Sacred ibis in the Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo

On the 50th birthday of ZSL London Zoo's iconic Snowdon Aviary we took a look at the genius behind the structure.

Patrick Barkham

An account of Patrick Barkham's Authors for Animals talk May 13th 2015. Includes video footage.

Alpha male

How artist Chris Ofili was aided by ZSL London Zoo to create some of his work

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Asia Conservation Programme

Get the latest on ZSL's conservation work in Asia.

B.U.G.S Blog

Find out more about life in our B.U.G.S exhibit

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.

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

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

ZSL Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

ZSL London Zoo

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

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover more about the UK's biggest zoo with our fun blog posts!

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Arts and Culture

Follow the latest news on ZSL’s Arts & Culture projects at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, and ZSL’s conservation work through the lens of the Arts.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Wild 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.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.