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A whale shark swimming above a shoal of fish
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The EDGE of Existence programme will soon release the first list of Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) Chondrichthyes, the...

Dirt road cutting through palm plantation with smoking chimney in distance
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ZSL (The Zoological Society of London) joins over 200 individuals from conservation organisations, governments, companies and financial...

West African lion walking along a dirt track
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The WAP is threatened by encroachment of herders and livestock, agricultural expansion, illegal logging, unsustainable hunting for bushmeat and...

2 pig tailed macaque investigate the camera
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ZSL’s Instant Wild is a citizen science app that transmits live video and images from motion triggered cameratraps in key wildlife habitats around...

Symposium cover shot
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On Tuesday 11th September the inaugural marine science symposium for the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science took place at the Royal...

Tek handling Panthera poachercams
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As global leaders from around the world meet in London this week to identify collaborative solutions to combat illegal wildlife trade, we spoke to...

ZSL's Law Enforcement Advisor Christian Plowman
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Metropolitan police detective turned wildlife crime-fighter Christian Plowman talks trafficking, methods and tactics, the criminal chain and...

A one-horned rhino in a field in Chitwan
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Tek Raj Bhatt, Senior Programme Officer at ZSL Nepal, who works on a range of community-based conservation projects across Nepal, introduces...

Close up of a Chinese pangolin
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With an estimated 1 million individuals having been removed from the wild in the last decade, the pangolin has to bear the unfortunate tag of...

Jake Davies, Joanna Barker and Jon Fidler holding angelshark model

Some of the best projects I’ve worked on at ZSL focus on collaboration – bringing people together from a range of backgrounds to find...

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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).

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.