Latest ZSL Blogs

Hainan gibbons
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Heidi Ma, Hainan Gibbon Project Coordinator at ZSL, on her trip in southern China to learn more about its habitat and forge new conservation...

ZSL staff in lion t-shirts

After reluctantly returning to the UK from an amazing trip to see Asiatic lions in the wild, senior learning manager Rachel Haydon talks about the...

Piglets at Hullabazoo farm

A family day out doesn’t get much better than a visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, with activities to keep the whole family entertained...

Meet our Asiatic lionesses

Discover more about our pride of Asiatic lions and how you can tell each of them apart

Asiatic male lion in the Gir Forest National Park

ZSL conservationist, Julien Godfrey, blogs about how ZSL is using innovative technologies to help secure the future of the endangered Asiatic lion...

Rough nose horned lizard_credit Anslem de Silva

Determining the status and trends of the world's species is important to track success of conservation policy, but it's no mean feat. ZSL, with a...

Octopus fishers on the beach, Mozambique
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Melita Samoilys describes the exciting re-opening of the first community-managed temporary reserve for octopus in Quiwia village, Mozambique.

BES/ZSL Early Careers Event
by ZSL on

ZSL's recent early career event brought together a team of experts, working in fields ranging from journal editing, to university lecturing and...

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.

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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.