Latest Blogs from Wild About

Zookeeper Anusia Acus with giraffe Bashu
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In this spring’s edition of Wild About magazine, Zookeeper Anusia Acus shared what makes Whipsnade’s hippos so special. Here she lets us in on her...

Family of three enjoy a stroll in the sunshine
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Your step-by-step guide on how easily book you half-price tickets online.

MTA Giraffe
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To make sure booking free Member, Fellow and Patron tickets is fair for all, please read carefully before you book.

Wild About members photo gallery - Lizanne Dove
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We can’t wait to have you back when the Zoos reopen later this spring! So many of you have sent us photos from your visits before the Zoos closed...

Butterfly borders outside London Zoo’s Butterfly Paradise
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London Zoo’s Team Leader of Horticulture shares his top tips for getting out into the garden this spring.

ZSL vet Taina Strike
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Vet Taina Strike talks about her life caring for the animals at ZSL London Zoo

Head Elephant Keeper Stefan Groeneveld with the Asian elephants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Head Elephant Keeper Stefan Groeneveld takes us behind the scenes with Whipsnade’s herd of Asian elephants, and gives us the lowdown on how new...

elephant origami in blue
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Download your free elephant origami instructions from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo!

origami folded cheetah
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Embrace the ancient art of paper-folding - a simple way to take some time out from your day, relax, unwind and find some mindfulness with our free...

A cheetah at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Cheetahs are the fastest animals on land, sprinting at an incredible 60mph! We salute these big cats and reveal how our conservationists are...

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Careers at ZSL

Our people are our greatest asset and we realise our vision for a world where wildlife thrives through their ideas, skills and passion. An inspired, informed and empowered community of people work, study and volunteer together at ZSL.

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.