Latest ZSL Blogs

Thylacine or Tasmanian tiger, extinct

ZSL remembers the last Thylacine or 'Tasmanian Tiger'

Six EDGE fellows broguht together at ZSL
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From footless amphibians to monkey-eating eagles, ZSL welcomes the EDGE conservationists protecting some of the world’s weirdest and wonderful...

camera trap

New camera trap technology reveals new insight into animal movement

Pangolin remains
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A new spate of prosecutions against illegal pangolin traders is a huge success for the future of the the world’s most trafficked mammal.

Two African lions in Tanzania

Keeping track of large carnivores in Tanzania is vital to their survival. Dr. Sarah Durant, blogs from the Simanjiro Large Carnivore Survey.

Flamingo Stationery
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See our pick of some of the brightest and best stationery from our brand new online shop to get your September off to a wild start!

Bear with enrichment ball
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ZSL keeper Matt O’leary travels to Cambodia and Laos to use his expertise to help rescued bears.

Rhino in Nepal
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We have lost 52% of the world’s wildlife in the past 40 years. If this rate of decline continues, many species could be totally wiped out within...

Members of the Institute of Zoology holding up their home flags

Reflecting on her own journey in to conservation in this blog, Dr Nathalie Pettorelli blogs about the new challenges facing conservationists of...

Sunda pangolin and baby
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See cute photos of a Sunda pangolin carrying her baby on her tail.

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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.

Asia Conservation Program

Get the latest on ZSL's conservation work in Asia.

B.U.G.S Blog

Find out more about life in our B.U.G.S exhibit

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

A new Open Access journal for research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation.

ZSL Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

ZSL London Zoo

A blog for lovers of ZSL London Zoo. Bringing you amazing animal facts and exclusive access to the world's scientific oldest zoo.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Discover more about the UK's biggest zoo with our fun blog posts!

Discovery and Learning in the Field

Join the ZSL Discovery and Learning team as they venture out of the zoo and in to the wild.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

Arts and Culture

Follow the latest news on ZSL’s Arts & Culture projects at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos, and ZSL’s conservation work through the lens of the Arts.


ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's elephant keepers give an insight into the daily goings on in the elephant barn.

Tiger conservation

Read about conservation of tigers in Asia.

Videographer Blog

One man is boldly going where no other ZSL videographer has gone before - the land of Mountain Chicken Frogs.

Wild Science

From the field, to the lab, catch up with the scientists on the cutting edge of conservation biology at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology.

Wildlife Wood Project Cameroon

The Wildlife Wood Project has been working in Cameroon since 2007 to encourage better wildlife management in logging concessions.

Penguin expedition blog

Updates from penguin conservation expeditions to Antarctica

Amur Leopard

Amur leopard conservation blog

Baby Giraffe Diaries

Meet ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's latest (and leggiest) arrival, a baby giraffe!

Biodiversity and Palm Oil

Follow the ZSL Biodiversity and Palm Oil team, based in Bogor, Indonesia.

Chagos Expedition

The Chagos marine reserve, designated in 2010 and currently the world’s largest no take marine reserve, is a sought-after spot for marine research.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.