Latest ZSL Blogs

Collared trogon. Image © Shutterstock
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Step into London Zoo’s steamy forest walkthrough and experience life in the trees with our tropical bird species. Here are some of our favourites...

Mangshan viper. Image © Shutterstock
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This autumn, work is underway on London Zoo's newest exhibit: The Secret Life of Reptiles and Amphibians.

A Humboldt penguin under water at ZSL London Zoo
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Take a little time for yourself to relax and enjoy all that our Zoos have to offer

Tiger Nepal conservation work camera trap photo
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With the recent news that the numbers of wild tigers have doubled in Nepal, Deputy Country Manager for ZSL Nepal conservation projects, Bhagawan...

Views over the Downs at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
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Autumn is here, and it's time to dig out your coats and boots and explore ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Asiatic lion Bhanu in a mountain of fallen leaves at ZSL London Zoo
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A stone's throw away from Regent's Park, open spaces in the capital city don’t get much wilder than London Zoo

boy riding zipwire
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As the UK’s largest zoo, set across 600-acres atop the Dunstable Downs, Whipsnade has so much to offer parents and pre-schoolers. 

zookeeper holds baby up to a Gorilla
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Looking for the perfect day out in London with a pre-schooler? Then look no further than London Zoo.

A black and white cardinalfish fry in an aquarium at London Zoo
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London zoo successfully breeds endangered Banggai cardinalfish behind the scenes at Tiny Giants.

Dunstable Downs
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Explore nature with a trip to Whipsnade Zoo this summer.

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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.

Nature at the heart of global decision making

At ZSL, a key area of our work is the employment of Nature-based Solutions – an approach which both adapt to and mitigates the impacts of climate change. These Solutions, which include habitat protection and restoration, are low-cost yet high-impact, and provide multiple benefits to people and wildlife. We ensure that biodiversity recovery is at the heart of nature-based solutions. 

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.

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.