Latest Blogs from ZSL London Zoo

Red-thighed horned tree frog
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Ben Tapley, ZSL’s Curator of Herpetology, describes the discovery of a new frog species in Vietnam.

Marcel Mckinley

Senior zookeeper and long distance runner Marcel Mckinley shares his top tips for preparing for and running a 10k

Andy Davison Coast to Coast walk
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After taking on an epic 192 mile walk between St Bees and Robin Hood's Bay, ZSL presenter Andy Davison describes his gruelling journey.


Home to the discoveries of the first ever dinosaurs, learn more about Britain's prehistoric history and the giants discovered here.

Nicky the Pygmy Hippo at ZSL London Zoo
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As Potterheads worldwide celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone, here at ZSL we’re celebrating the species...

ZSL presenter Andy Davison
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ZSL presenter Andy Davison is taking on the 190 mile trek to raise vital funds for ZSL

Evelyn Cheesman
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We're celebrating International Women's Day by honouring these amazing women in our history.

Hedgehog Mike Toms

Today marks the beginning of the very first stage of the works which are threatening the final refuge of the hedgehog in Central London, a refuge...

Endangered big headed turtle
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Discover how ZSL London Zoo's herpetology team is working to help and support ongoing conservation work with endangered turtles across Asia


Bring the magic of Christmas life to with some of our festive residents.

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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.