Latest Blogs from Wild Science

Dormouse (c) Gabriela Peniche
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ZSL is working to protect some of the most threatened species, including the common – or rather not so common – dormouse

David Jacoby with an acoustic release receiver used for tracking sharks
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Receivers that have been monitoring shark movements in the BIOT Marine Protected Area have been recovered from depths of more than 500m.

Sea anemone and starfish
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A team of marine scientists and conservationists from ZSL are embarking on a two week research cruise to West Greenland to explore the sea bottom...

Using dogs to find cheetahs

ZSL's Dr. Sarah Durant explains how dogs can help conservationists to monitor cheetahs across large landscapes.

Sambar deer immobilisation practical
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ZSL, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and the University of Edinburgh (UoE), with the support of the Thriplow Charitable Trust, jointly ran...

Adult pair of Skywalker hoolock gibbon

Dr Samuel Turvey explains how scientists discovered the Skywalker hoolock gibbon was a new species.

Mountain Chicken frog
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For 15 years, scientists have been battling to discover how to save one of the world’s most threatened species, the giant ‘mountain chicken frog...

Coral reefs in the Maldives

As species change their distribution in response to changing climatic conditions, it's expected to pose a great challenge to human societies...

ZSL Conservation Career Workshop March 3rd 2017
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ZSL London Zoo hosted the annual Early Career Event for Conservation Ecologists on 3rd March, aiming to equip the next generation of Conservation...

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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.

Asia Conservation Programme

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

B.U.G.S Blog

Find out more about life in our B.U.G.S exhibit

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

A new Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.

ZSL Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

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.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover more about the UK's biggest zoo with our fun blog posts!

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.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs


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.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.