Latest ZSL Blogs

Pangolin credit Dan Challender
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ZSL expert Paul De Ornellas shares the latest facts on the illegal wildlife trade – and explains how we are fighting back.

Zoohackathon team Lookout
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Last year's winning team share their experience ahead of the Zoohackathon 2017.

Decorative and colourful pate of invertebrates of the Siphonophorae
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Extraordinary images by Ernst Haeckel in Kunstform der Natur – Artforms in Nature and 100 years since the publication of On growth and form by D’...

West African slender-snouted crocodile
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The Critically Endangered West African slender-snouted crocodile is one of the rarest and least studied crocodilians in the world.

Granular salamander
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EDGE Fellow Alejandro Calzada explains how he’s working to safeguard the future of the granular salamander.

Edrich Evangeline and family
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Net-Works’ Edrich Baron and his family from Guindacpan are an inspiration, and were finalists in a prestigious national competition

Ahmed has been investigating coral bleaching in the Maldives
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Ahmed Basheer has been investigating the extent of coral bleaching on rare species in the Maldives.

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We all love superheroes! But many of their superpowers are no more remarkable than those of the weird and wonderful EDGE species.

Young healthy hedgehog - Garden Wildlife Health

In the midst of huge political change, there is concern that the European Union Withdrawal Bill could pose a threat to environmental protections....

Sunda pangolin by Dan Challender
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Withoon Sodsai, an EDGE Fellow in Thailand, tells us how he’s working to protect the Sunda pangolin

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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).

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.