Latest ZSL Blogs

Night-time camera trap image of a pangolin climbing over a log on the ground
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ZSL takes a holistic landscape conservation approach to combating the illegal wildlife trade, including in pangolins, the world’s most trafficked...

Monni on the podium wearing a beetle shaped hat with smiling onlookers
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Research Fellow Dr. Monika Böhm recalls her first public talk for Soapbox Science and why the initiative is so important in bringing science to...

Hongxiang Huang from 'The Ivory Game' on stage answering questions
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China is one the world’s major destinations for the illegal trade in pangolins. ZSL is working in China, to raise the profile of pangolin...

Net-Works with ZSL
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Find out how proceeds through purchases from the Good Gifts Catalogue have supported ZSL’s vital conservation work around the world.

Close-cropped photo of hands holding a photograph of a pangolin and pointing to it's scales
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The Province of Palawan is home to an Endangered pangolin species locally known as 'balintong'. Chai Apale takes us through some of the work that...

Landscape shot of a lush valley in Nepal
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With World Pangolin Day coming up, Dr Bhagawan Raj Dahal, brings us an update on the work being carried out in Nepal to protect pangolins.

Sumatran Tigress Melati
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A blog by Kathryn England, Chief operating officer, ZSL London Zoo. Kathryn has worked in the animal health industry for more than 20 years,...

Colour illustration of various barnacles
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Barnacles are fascinating crustaceans, Charles Darwin devoted 8 years to their study from 1846 to 1854. Often ignored when rock pooling, or simply...

2019 24 Jan. Sunset on Danger Island. BIOT. Hannah Wood.JPG
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The latest update from Danger Island, by Hannah Wood

One of our corn snakes at ZSL London Zoo
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Lauren Cooke from ZSL’s education team introduces the department’s collection of creatures, outlining how animals can be hugely beneficial at...

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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.