Latest Blogs from ZSL London Zoo

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

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...

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.

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

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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 

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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.