Latest Blogs from ZSL London Zoo

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...

Jack Haslam artwork London Zoo
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Wildlife artist Jack Haslam on his lifelong love of London Zoo and his recent collaboration with ZSL

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.

up close snake
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In June, the herpetology team at ZSL London Zoo celebrated the arrival of eight Ethiopian mountain adders (Bitis parviocula), after a planned...

two girls posing for a selfie at ZSL London Zoo
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This summer, London Zoo has got your back. With normality returning to events and venues at last, London Zoo is offering special twilight sessions...

Brightly coloured stalls and shop fronts surrounding the Land of the Lions courtyard
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If you’re looking for safe things to do in London, look no further. This summer, London Zoo is bringing the experience of round-the-world travel,...

Three Lions London Zoo
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On Thursday (8 April) we waved a fond fur-well to our trio of lionesses, as they set off on their journey to Schwerin Zoo in Germany.

Meet our new alpaca trio at ZSL London Zoo
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Three alpacas arrived recently at ZSL London Zoo and we asked for your help to choose their names!

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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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.

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.