Latest ZSL Blogs

Partula snail at ZSL London Zoo
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ZSL zoo keeper Sam Aberdeen has a thing or two to tell you about snails.

Mangroves in Brgy Agustin Navarra, Ivisan, Capiz
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Rona Joy Loma, from ZSL's mangrove team, updates on their work in the Philippines.

Earthquake-damaged guard post building in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Nepal.

An update on the aftermath of Nepal's recent earthquakes on the country's people and wildlife, as well as our ZSL Nepal team. With severe damage...

Virunga National Park

As the 39th Session of the World Heritage Committee comes to a close in Bonn, Germany, ZSL’s Dr Noëlle Kümpel reflects on the progress and...

Patrick Barkham

An account of Patrick Barkham's Authors for Animals talk May 13th 2015. Includes video footage.

Elephant walk at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

How artist Chris Ofili was aided by ZSL London Zoo to create some of his work

Camera Trap
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Find out more about the camera traps used by our Conservation Technology team.

Kids drawing giraffes

Drawings and info from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's World Giraffe Day Sketching sessions on Sunday 21st June 2015

Sir Stamford Raffles
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Remembering Sir Stamford Raffles, founder and first President of ZSL.
July is the anniversary month of both the birth and death of Sir...

Andrew Motion

Poet Andrew Motion delivers his new work 'Histories of the Sea Horse' at ZSL London Zoo as part of the ZSL Authors for Animals 2015 programme.

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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.

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.

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 lense 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.

Frog Blog

Follow ZSL’s amphibian experts in their quest to find out why 41% of the world’s amphibians are threatened and what can be done to stop more species becoming extinct.

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.