Latest ZSL Blogs

The impressive tiger shark

Marine Reserves Coalition Coordinator, Fiona Llewellyn embarks on a new shark conservation project in Watamu, Kenya.

ZSL Big Draw 2014

A collaboration with the drawing festival to create an aquatic mural!

ZSL Big Draw 2014

A collaboration with the drawing festival to create an aquatic mural!

Frieze Art Event at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL Arts & Culture Collaboration with Frieze and Cerith Wyn Evans

Early in 2014 Frieze Art Fair and artist Cerith Wyn...

ZSL Poetry Weekend

ZSL Poetry Weekend 2014

To coincide with National Poetry Day, ZSL launched its debut ‘Poetry Weekend’ in October that ran...

ZSL Writers Talks

ZSL Writers Talks on Endangered Animals - 2014 season

Writers Talks on Endangered Animals have been taking place at ZSL...

Pulling into the beach on the island of Joa.

Following our breeding success in the UK I wanted to know more about ZSL’s Project Seahorse work in the Philippines

Ghost crab on Chagos beach

After eight days, the World Parks Congress is over, but what has actually been achieved?

Space for Nature infographic

Latest blog from the ZSL team at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia.

Instant Wild camera trap picture from Kenya

Second blog from the ZSL team attending the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

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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.

Okapi conservation blog

ZSL carried out the first range-wide conservation status review of the okapi. Read updates from the field.


Catch up on our latest Conservation Blogs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.