Latest Blogs from Wild About

A tamandua in Rainforest Live
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Andrew Heaver, ZSL Fellow and Volunteer, on tamanduas and ZSL's Instant Wild app

Whipsnade Zookeeper Josh Tall with the incredibly colourful military macaw

Josh Tall shares the secrets of Whipsnade’s hyacinth macaws. Here, he opens up about his role as a Flying Birds Keeper, working with everything...

Northern white-cheeked gibbon
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Zookeeper Nick Burnham from ZSL London Zoo’s Primate team gives us the inside scoop on some of our closest relatives.

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

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

Galapagos tortoise
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Galápagos giant tortoises can live to over 150 years old? That’s old news! Zookeeper Charli Ellis shares her top seven facts about Galápagos giant...

Angela Robinson
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Top tips for your pets from Whipsnade’s Angela Robinson

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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As Whipsnade Zoo commemorates its 90th birthday, we celebrate the work of one family that, over four generations, has dedicated almost 200 years...

Chalk white lion
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Whipsnade Zoo is celebrating its 90th birthday this year. To mark the occasion, we thought we’d share some facts that might surprise you about the...

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...

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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.

Nature at the heart of global decision making

At ZSL, a key area of our work is the employment of Nature-based Solutions – an approach which both adapt to and mitigates the impacts of climate change. These Solutions, which include habitat protection and restoration, are low-cost yet high-impact, and provide multiple benefits to people and wildlife. We ensure that biodiversity recovery is at the heart of nature-based solutions. 

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.