Latest Blogs from ZSL London Zoo

Mr Darcy the emu at ZSL London Zoo
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Keeper Tegan has turned to some of ZSL London Zoo's favourite flappers to bring you some helpful advice on getting through lockdown.

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ZSL London Zoo’s Dr Chris Michaels discusses ZSL’s ground-breaking research into reptile welfare and reveals how the world’s oldest scientific zoo...

two female lions sat on a ledge
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Today was supposed to be moving day, but like many things this year, our plans have had to change at short notice due to factors far beyond our...

Asiatic lioness at ZSL London Zoo
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ZSL London Zoo’s three lionesses to move to Germany as part of international conservation breeding programme 

snake up close
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Senior keeper Daniel Kane takes us into the iconic Reptile House for a health check on our newest arrivals – five recently hatched bushmaster...

An ornate found in London's Regents Park
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In these strange times we all want to make the most of our freedom and get out and about in the fresh air while staying as safe as possible. For...

Pair of parakeets peeking out of a tree
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Wildlife is all around us in London, from foxes streaking through our streets at night, to sociable sparrows chattering away all morning. During...

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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-...

Poppies at the War memorial at ZSL London Zoo
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How did World War 1 disrupt the lives of animals and staff at ZSL London Zoo?

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The aquarium at ZSL London Zoo will be closed from 22 October 2019, but we have an exciting new exhibit coming soon!

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ZSL London Zoo

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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.