Latest Blogs from ZSL London Zoo

Asiatic lion Bhanu in a mountain of fallen leaves at ZSL London Zoo
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A stone's throw away from Regent's Park, open spaces in the capital city don’t get much wilder than London Zoo

zookeeper holds baby up to a Gorilla
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Looking for the perfect day out in London with a pre-schooler? Then look no further than London Zoo.

Woman's hands placing clothes in a cardboard recycling box
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Deforestation – the clearing or destruction of forest trees - is a major threat to the habitats of animals such as colobus monkeys and Sumatran...

two girls posing for a selfie at ZSL London Zoo
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This summer, London Zoo is offering special Twilight tickets for adults to get away from the kids and enjoy themselves surrounded by some of the...

Kathryn England, Chief Operating Officer for ZSL London Zoo, smiles as she stands near the penguin pool at London Zoo
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Kathryn England, Chief Operating Officer for ZSL London Zoo, talks about running one of the world’s most famous zoos, and what’s in store for the...

Two children view penguins underwater at Penguin Beach London Zoo
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Find out what’s on at London Zoo this spring. From Animal Adventures to tropical havens, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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We love London. As a bunch of Londoners ourselves we know our city is full of weird and wonderful people - from coffee loving hipsters, to art-...

Squirrel monkeys woke up to find a new Christmas climbing frame in their In With the Monkeys home
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Our ZSL London Zoo Christmas tree at St Pancras International celebrates some of the wonderful residents that share this great city at their home...

Marilyn the sloth gave birth to Lento on 12 February 2018, just in time for Mother's Day!
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Find out who's who in our rainforest walkthrough and escape to tropical climes this autumn

galapagos london zoo
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As the nights are drawing in, and the air turning a little colder, while it might be time for scarves and gloves while you’re out and about in...

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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.

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.