Latest Blogs from ZSL London Zoo

A northern bald ibis
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Dominic Jermey, ZSL's Director General, explains why zoos like ZSL London Zoo play an important role in bringing wildlife back from the brink

Asiatic lion Bhanu in a mountain of fallen leaves at ZSL London Zoo
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Enrichment is so important for all of our animals, and our lions loved playing in a pile of autumn leaves! 

Rainbow the penguin at ZSL London Zoo
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Remember Rainbow? She was rescued by our keepers and vets in July 2018 after her parents accidentally broke her shell. Find out how she's getting...

Asiatic lioness
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Recall and agility training with our Asiatic lions

Asiatic lion Indi with enrichment at ZSL London Zoo
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Watch our Asiatic lions in action as ZSL's Jim Mackie explains the importance of environmental enrichment.

Heidi Liontrust London Zoo
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Learn all about our Asiatic lions at ZSL London Zoo and their status in the wild.

Al having sweet potato
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Just as Sophie Sparrow our Senior Veterinary Nurse sits down in the office to write up her notes, she’s called again - up and off she goes, across...

ZSL camel house
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ZSL London Zoo is steeped in history, having been set up in April 1828. The site in Regent’s Park is home to thousands of different species and...

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

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.

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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.

Working for Wildlife

Ever wondered what a typical day as a zookeeper looks like, or what it's like to be a videographer at ZSL? Now you can find out!

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 Magazine

Read extracts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine, Wild About.

ZSL Shop

Get updates on our latest ranges, be the first to hear about special offers, and find the perfect gift for animal lovers!

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).

Nelson's Island Expedition

ZSL Institute of Zoology researchers are embarking on an exciting fieldwork expedition to Nelson’s Island in the Chagos Archipelago. Throughout the month, the team will share their research and experiences on an uninhabited tropical island!

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.