Latest ZSL Blogs

Fato Momade
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Teresa Tsotsane from Our Sea Our Life project's implementing partner in Mozambique- AMA wanted to share the inspiring stories of some of the women...

The Aqua-vivaria, or fish house, circa 1875, the world's first public aquarium.
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ZSL London Zoo’s `Fish House’ opened in May 1853, it was revolutionary for its time, the possibility of making tanks from large sheets of plate...

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Teresa Tsotsane from the Our Sea Our Life project's implementing partner in Mozambique, AMA, wanted to share the inspiring stories of some of the...

School of fish with manta ray in BIOT
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Manta rays are undoubtedly among the most charismatic marine species, so it’s no surprise they are always found on the top of every ocean lover’s...

2018 May. surface interval - not as sunny as you would imagine. BIOT. Ines Lange
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Dr Ines Lange, marine biologist and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Exeter, a project partner in the Bertarelli Programme in...

Jamie and dive buddy quadrat survey
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Jamie McDevitt-Irwin, fish biologist and PhD student from Stanford University, a project partner in the Bertarelli Programme in Marine Science,...

ZSL camel house
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ZSL London Zoo is steeped in history, having been set up in April 1828. The site in Regent’s Park is home to thousands of different species and...

Pere David`s Deer
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ZSL's Heidi Ma blogs on the recent Scientific Event: Collaborating for Conservation in China, giving an overview of conservation projects being...

Volunteers at the 2017 ZSL Eel Forum

To mark World Fish Migration Day on 21st April, ZSL's Joe Pecorelli updates on our European eel conservation.

Middle Brothers BEAMS units put in place, BIOT
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Professor Rob Dunbar of Stanford University gives us an in depth look in to the science techniques being used to monitor environmental conditions...

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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.