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White-tailed sea eagle © Ainsley Bennett

The white-tailed sea eagle is the largest bird of prey in the United Kingdom (UK) with an...

Sumatran tiger Gaysha at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL’s Wildlife Health team have carried out the largest ever study into tiger contraception and are now ready to share their findings, published...

red frog on green background
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In September 2017, ZSL joined an international team to climb Mount Ky Quan San, the second highest mountain in Vietnam. This team did not climb...

Wild About members photo gallery - Lizanne Dove
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We can’t wait to have you back when the Zoos reopen later this spring! So many of you have sent us photos from your visits before the Zoos closed...

Event: My fish and other family

Until now, all of our Wild Lunch events have focused on far-flung...

Puff the wolverine enjoys the rain at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Keeper Kate introduces you to the largest member of the mustelid family - the wolverine

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is home to seven white rhinos
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Keeper Becca Miles introduces you to Whipsnade's white rhino herd.

ZSL Director General, Dominic Jermey
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It's been a year since ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos first closed their doors to the public as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: ZSL’s...

Vets in Action
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Here’s our ‘How-To’ guide of everything you need to know to set up your own Home Hospital for all your cuddly soft-toy chums.

Butterfly borders outside London Zoo’s Butterfly Paradise
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London Zoo’s Team Leader of Horticulture shares his top tips for getting out into the garden this spring.

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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.