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Living Nativity at ZSL London Zoo
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Discovery and Learning Officer Sarah Duffy reveals what she loves most about the Living Nativity and how the Christmas story can be used to...

Group photo of the 2018 Masters students
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Recent masters graduate Hannah Klair writes about the experiences, challenges and joys of being part of ZSL's Wild Animal Biology Master’s degree...

Looking for wildlife during our Family Nature Club
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Following the success of the first Family Nature Club at ZSL London Zoo, Discovery and Learning Officer Ruth Desforges discusses the importance of...

Joe Pecorelli describes the incredible life cycle of the European Eel to students, explaining why it’s his favourite fish and showing them a photograph of a glass eel.
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Scientists from international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) have streamed their first ever LIVE science session to a...

Education session at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Practical Learning Officer Kathy Doherty gives an insight into ZSL’s work with Pupil Referral Units, and why the Zoo is a unique and valuable...

Sam the elephant at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Fresh from her first new ‘pop-up’ education session, Discovery and Leaning Officer Samantha Viner discusses how to make the most of ZSL Whipsnade...

Skype a Scientist session
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Charlotte Coales, coordinator for public engagement with conservation science, discusses how and why she’s introducing ZSL’s world renowned...

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 education officer Chris Pollard
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ZSL Discovery and Learning Officer Chris Pollard is about to embark on the trip of a lifetime studying Amur tigers...

ZSL staff in lion t-shirts
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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...

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Careers at ZSL

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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.

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.