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Zoo keeper Colette Gibbings counting moon jellyfish
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Zoo keeper Colette tells us more about aquatic insects - including her favourite: the Sunburst Diving Beetle

Weaver Ant with Larvae
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Zoo Keeper Jamie Mitchell works in ZSL London Zoo's B.U.G.S exhibit - we find out more about what he does, his favourite insect and a cool bug...

School children in Dominica after outreach presentation for Mountain Chicken Frog Project
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I'm going to say something that might be a bit controversial. I am not...

A mountian chicken frog being held during science survey in Dominica
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I have to admit that in my everyday life I am not all that adventurous....

Releasing the mountain chicken frogs in Montserrat
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This was it. The day that years of work had been building to. The day...

Soufrière Hills volcano
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After the excitement of arrival day, the following day had been billed as a rare chance to relax and unwind a bit. The only task in the calendar...

Mountain chicken frog Montserrat
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Having never actually travelled outside of the EU before, I approached my trip to the Caribbean islands of Montserrat and Dominica with a mix of...

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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).

Nelson's Island Expedition

ZSL Institute of Zoology researchers are embarking on an exciting fieldwork expedition to Nelson’s Island in the Chagos Archipelago. Throughout the month, the team will share their research and experiences on an uninhabited tropical island!

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.