Latest Blogs from Conservation

First UK Bred Philippine crocodiles (Crocodylus mindorensis)

Luke Harding, Reptile Keeper at ZSL London Zoo, embarked on a field trip to the Philippines to understand the current conservation efforts for the...

Pitcairn Island
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Pitcairn Island is a very small, very rocky piece of land in the middle of the ocean, a long way from anything else. Its biggest claim to fame is...

Octopus caught on camera on a Pitcairn reef
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Before our field work could commence on Pitcairn, getting the necessary equipment onto this distant isle proved a major logistical challenge....

Pitcairn
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Henry Duffy is an MSc student studying Conservation Science at Imperial College London. For his dissertation project he has been lucky enough to...

St Paul's Pool Pitcairn
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Henry Duffy is an MSc student studying Conservation Science at Imperial College London. For his dissertation project he has been lucky enough to...

Signpost on Pitcairn Island
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Henry Duffy is an MSc student studying Conservation Science at Imperial College London. For his dissertation research he has been lucky enough to...

Small Male Hihi Matt Gribble
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You could be marooned in worse places. The weather on the island is agreeable, the lodgings are nice, the views are pretty and even the locals are...

Black Rhino

Though I usually love a weekend lie-in at home, here in Zambia’s North Luangwa National Park I’m up at dawn for the most exciting reason – today...

Paul putting a rhino poster on the classroom wall

It’s the first day of our workshops with Conservation Teachers from around the National Park, and the first challenge of the day is just getting...

Paul stands next to our tiny zebra-striped plane

I look out of the window of our tiny four-seater zebra-striped plane and can’t believe it – I’m really here!  Below us are miles of beautiful...

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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.

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.

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 lense of the Arts.

Asia Conservation Program

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

Conservation

Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

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.

Elephantastic!

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.

Frog Blog

Follow ZSL’s amphibian experts in their quest to find out why 41% of the world’s amphibians are threatened and what can be done to stop more species becoming extinct.

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.