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ladies talking
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Researchers at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology (IOZ) Lucy Archer and Heidi Ma discuss their recently published paper which discusses the steps...

Pink pigeon
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ZSL (Zoological Society London) is one of more than 171 institutions who have contributed to a paper published today in Conservation Biology,...

Three Animal Related Careers
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Interested in working for wildlife but got some questions about where to start, how much you might earn or why work experience is important?...

Six-month-old white rhino calf Nandi in the paddock at Whipsnade Zoo
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Our baby rhino Nandi is 6 months old! If you've visited the Zoo recently, you'll have seen how much she's grown. We're looking back at some of her...

Butterfly Teracolus bacchus detail from Plate 24 of the monograph of the genus by Emily Mary Bowdler Sharpe, lithograph by M. Horman Fisher
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We take a look at the work of Maud Horman-Fisher, 1859-1904, a talented artist who supplied illustrations for ZSL's scientific publications.

Lola the hippo at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo with her mouth open
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Hip hip-po ray, it's World Hippo Day! Here's five things you need to know about hippos

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's white rhinos in their paddock
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Keeper Becca Miles introduces you to Whipsnade's white rhino herd.

Zookeeper Anusia Acus with giraffe Bashu
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Ahead of our half term activities at Whipsnade Zoo, Anusia Acus gives us an insight into life as a zookeeper. 

Matthew Webb, Animal Operations Manager at Whipsnade Zoo
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Animal Operations Manager Matthew Webb knows Whipsnade like the back of his hand. Here, we take a car safari with Matthew as he shares some of his...

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Ike Mohar, the Institute of Zoology’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) administrator, continues this five-part blog series (found...

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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.