Latest ZSL Blogs

Pair of parakeets peeking out of a tree
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Wildlife is all around us in London, from foxes streaking through our streets at night, to sociable sparrows chattering away all morning. During...

ZSL London Zoo Rainforest Mural
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More and more of us Londoners are looking for things to do on staycation in our local area this summer. Animal lovers throughout the city will be...

Picture of an elephant and calf in the night walking in the forest
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Gib Thampitak, ZSL's Elephant and Community Officer based in Kanchanaburi, Thailand shares how the team carried on field and community work during...

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We love London. As a bunch of Londoners ourselves we know our city is full of weird and wonderful people - from coffee loving hipsters, to art-...

An endangered tiger in western Thailand caught on camera

Celebrating a success this Global Tiger Day, take a look at the video and photos of new wild tigers spotted.

Rhinos by Will Amlot
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Zookeeper Charlotte Lancey tells us what it’s like to look after not one, but two herds of two-tonne rhinos in an article taken from the latest...

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Have a break and read our ' Inside story: Planet of the primates' article from the latest edition of our members magazine, Wild About.

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Take a peak at our ' 7 Things to do this summer' article from the latest edition of our members magazine, Wild About.

staff member at London zoo wearing uniform and smiling
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We’re looking for helpers as we get back on our feet

Coral and sponge garden 550m, deep-sea benthic video sled image

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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.

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.

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).

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.