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Sloth in Rainforest Life at ZSL London Zoo
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A day in Discovery and Learning at ZSL London Zoo is never dull. From hissing cockroaches to swinging gibbons, Discovery and Learning Officer...

ZSL staff in lion t-shirts

After reluctantly returning to the UK from an amazing trip to see Asiatic lions in the wild, senior learning manager Rachel Haydon talks about the...

Asiatic lion and two cubs

On day four of ZSL's trip to India, the group trek up 2,000 of the Girnar steps to see critically endangered vultures in their natural habitat....

Rachel Haydon delivering education training

On day three of ZSL's trip to India, senior learning manager Rachel spent time at Sakkarbaug Zoo to share best practice with local educators.

Signage at Sakkarbaug Zoo

ZSL's senior learning manager Rachel Haydon explores Sakkarbaug Zoo to learn more about how the teams there engage the public with Asiatic lion...

Two cows stand on the road, right next to our vehicle

Join senior learning manager Rachel Haydon as she visits India, encounters incredible Asiatic lions and helps to shape the education programme at...

A Sheath-tailed bat flys in the sky overhead

Surveying the critically endangered Sheath-tailed bat, we nestle into a curve in a boulder and get comfortable…with a host of mosquitoes!

James in the forest

Finally we get to see the EDGE Fellows in action! Tonight we are out in the field with James to search for his species of sooglossid frogs.

Olivia and some of the students

Olivia and I are at the University of Seychelles delivering two days of (what we hope is interesting!) training...

Olivia and Rachel stand outside the University of Seychelles building

'Some days I just love my job!' Join Senior Learning Manager Rachel Haydon as she visits the Seychelles and discovers how ZSL is helping to...

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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.