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Kemala the tiger

Chapter 4 - A shock


Spot the penguin

Chapter four - The strange animals


Photo - Two participants of a Village Savings and Loan Association meeting taking notes
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The successful conservation of wildlife and natural resources, vital for both wildlife and people, requires many different partnerships. For...

Hippocampus kuda
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Criss-crossing the Philippines by plane, boat, bus and car, the Project Seahorse team set out to uncover the extent of seahorse trade.

Photo - UV light shining on turtle shell, revealing a hand-print
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ZSL researchers Louise Gibson and Alex Thomas reveal how they’ve swapped their lab coats for trench coats, tackling the illegal wildlife trade...

Photo - Two men, each riding a camel across the flat snow covered steppe in Mongolia
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As the Financial Times' chosen charity partner for this year’s Seasonal Appeal, ZSL's Monica Wrobel explores our work in Mongolia to tackle the...

A dodo by George Edwards, 1743-76.
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A selection of illustrations of now extinct and endangered animals in historic books, dating from the 17th to the 20th century.

Nuru the giraffe
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Chapter three - The strange animals


Spot the penguin
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Chapter three - The ocean


Kemala the tiger
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Chapter 3 - The strange animal


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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.