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Gharial at Rapti
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ZSL and partners are leading an innovative approach to protect the critically endangered Gharials.

A rescued pangolin in Makwanpur district
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ZSL, in collaboration with our conservation partners, is proud to announce the establishment of the world’s two first Community Managed Pangolin...

ZSL team setting up camera-trap near potential pangolin site
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Despite pangolins being one of the world’s most trafficked mammals, there is very little known about their ecology.

A team photo on the beach
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ZSL's Marine and Freshwater’s Ana Pinto flew out to Mozambique to meet some of Our Sea Our Life's partners

Charles Darwin as a young man
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To celebrate Charles Darwin's birthday on 12th February, ZSL Library looks at Darwin's relationship with ZSL London Zoo

Colour illustration of a sailing paper nautilus
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Women and the blue planet – contributions of some women to our knowledge of marine zoology. This month in the UK we are celebrating the 100th...

Nephtheid Coral

The Greenland Ministry of Fisheries have introduced new regulations to the West Greenland Coldwater Prawn fishery, as Dr Chris Yesson explains....

Cheetah space for nature
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Mike Hoffmann, Head of Global Conservation Programmes at ZSL, and Noelle Kumpel, Head of Policy at BirdLife International, explore the...

A member of ZSL's Conservation Technology Unit installs equipment in Lewa
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With improvements in conservation technology, time spent in ‘The Field’ has dramatically changed, as ZSL's Sam Seccombe explains.

Sloth in Rainforest Life at ZSL London Zoo
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A day in Discovery and Learning at ZSL London Zoo is never dull. From hissing cockroaches to swinging gibbons, Discovery and Learning Officer...

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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.