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Hunting dog pack at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover how to tell our five beautiful sisters apart using their distinctive markings.

Mountain Chicken frog
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For 15 years, scientists have been battling to discover how to save one of the world’s most threatened species, the giant ‘mountain chicken frog...

A female Asian elephant at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on top of the Chilterns

As ZSL Whipsnade Zoo celebrates the launch of the new Centre for Elephant Care, Zoological Director, Professor David Field, gives an insight into...

Coral reefs in the Maldives

As species change their distribution in response to changing climatic conditions, it's expected to pose a great challenge to human societies...

Painting of eggs of red grouse and ptarmigan
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Traditionally eggs are used to celebrate Easter and so this month we are featuring some of the paintings of Major Henry Jones(1838-1921) of both...

Rod Campbell at ZSL London Zoo
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Discover what inspired author Rod Campbell to create his classic children's book ahead of ZSL London Zoo's interactive Dear Zoo trail this Easter...

ZSL Conservation Career Workshop March 3rd 2017
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ZSL London Zoo hosted the annual Early Career Event for Conservation Ecologists on 3rd March, aiming to equip the next generation of Conservation...

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

Lithograph of a kingfisher perched on a branch
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To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March we are featuring a small selection of female artists and illustrators who have contributed to...

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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.

Asia Conservation Programme

Get the latest on ZSL's conservation work in Asia.

B.U.G.S Blog

Find out more about life in our B.U.G.S exhibit

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

A new Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.

ZSL Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo. Bringing you amazing animal facts and exclusive access to the world's scientific oldest zoo.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover more about the UK's biggest zoo with our fun blog posts!

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Arts and Culture

Follow the latest news on ZSL’s Arts & Culture projects at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, and ZSL’s conservation work through the lens of the Arts.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Wild Science

From the field, to the lab, catch up with the scientists on the cutting edge of conservation biology at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.