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Asiatic lion and two cubs

On day four of ZSL's trip to India, the group trek up 2,000 of the Girnar steps to see critically endangered vultures in their natural habitat....

Snared Sumatran tiger
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Fourteen “Wildlife Deals” have been agreed to save iconic species at the Save Wildlife (Act Now or Game Over) Conference at The Hague.

Rachel Haydon delivering education training

On day three of ZSL's trip to India, senior learning manager Rachel spent time at Sakkarbaug Zoo to share best practice with local educators.

Elephant from Konrad Gessner's Historiae animalium
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This March ZSL is celebrating the 500th birthday of Swiss naturalist Konrad Gessner, who's works aimed to describe all of the animals that were...

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ZSL EDGE Fellow, Dusan Jelic, who studies the olm in Croatia, spoke to the BBC about this rare and unusual amphibian.

Land of the Lions creative
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Our brand new experience opens to the public on Good Friday - here are some tips of how to get into the spirit!

Signage at Sakkarbaug Zoo

ZSL's senior learning manager Rachel Haydon explores Sakkarbaug Zoo to learn more about how the teams there engage the public with Asiatic lion...

Pangolin on a tree hugging a branch.
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It is only a few seconds of black and white footage, but video from a remote camera trap in Thailand has given new hope to ZSL’s team of pangolin...

Hodgson display in aquarium

Immerse yourself in fascinating animal history dating back to the 1800s with an exciting new exhibition at ZSL London Zoo

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Brian O’Connor explores how Earth observation, such as satellite imagery, can support biodiversity monitoring.

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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.

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

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

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.

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.