Latest ZSL Blogs

African hunting dog

Discover how keepers at ZSL London Zoo are using a 30m zip line to enrich our 14-strong pack of African hunting dogs

Turtle tagging, Principe

Al Davies travels to the island of Príncipe, West Africa, to test a new, cost effective and open source green sea turtle tag.

Decorative title page of the Aurelian, New ed. 1840
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To celebrate National Insect Week, we're taking a look at the natural history of English moths and butterflies

Angel shark duo

Joanna Barker blogs about organising an Angel Shark Conservation Workshop to safeguard the future of three Critically Endangered species.

Is waveform worth it?
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What is waveform LiDAR and how can it contribute to ecological research?

Eel monitoring Thames

Anna Saltmarsh explains why ZSL is joining the international celebration of World Fish Migration Day 2016.

Sunda pangolin, Thailand
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A wild Sunda pangolin, one of the world’s most threatened mammals, was recently rescued by villagers in Southern Thailand with help from ZSL’s...


In the year of Sir David Attenborough’s 90th birthday, Zoological Director Professor David Field looks back on his incredible career, his ongoing...

Dja ecoguards collect data in SMART
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New techniques implemented by ZSL have increased prosecutions for poaching in the Cameroon reserve.

A pile of ivory tusks
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Chris Gordon, ZSL Kenya Country Manager, blogs about Kenya’s plan to burn its seized ivory and rhino horn to remove it from the illegal trade...

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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 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.