Latest ZSL Blogs

African wild dog
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Monitoring populations of endangered species has been revolutionised by conservation technology, such as the use of GPS collars.

Mangrove forest at low tide, Philippines
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On International Mangrove Day, discover how ZSL is taking a new approach to protect mangroves in the Philippines.


Home to the discoveries of the first ever dinosaurs, learn more about Britain's prehistoric history and the giants discovered here.

Jim Mackie training an emperor tamarin at ZSL London Zoo
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Animal training and behaviour officer Jim Mackie works closely with keepers and vets to ensure all the species at our Zoos, from lemurs and lions...

Angel Shark
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Did you know, the angel shark family is the second most threatened group of sharks and rays in the world?

Dormouse (c) Gabriela Peniche
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ZSL is working to protect some of the most threatened species, including the common – or rather not so common – dormouse

Cuban greater funnel-eared bat
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Cuba is a hotspot for many endemic species, like the Cuban greater funnel-eared bat.

Madz with Nick Hil and Junafe Japson-Acejo of Hinundayan, Southern Leyte municipal government
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Congratulations to ZSL's Madz Blanco, Net-Works Project Manager in the Philippines, on his Outstanding Citizen award.

Seal survey 2016
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When you gaze upon the brown muddy waters of the Thames you could be forgiven for thinking that this, the busiest urban river in the UK, is dirty...

Nicky the Pygmy Hippo at ZSL London Zoo
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As Potterheads worldwide celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone, here at ZSL we’re celebrating the species...

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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 Programme

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 Shop

See the latest ranges, updates and special offers from our exciting new online shop.

Wild About Magazine

Excerpts from ZSL's award winning members' magazine.

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.


Science blogs

Tsaobis Baboon Blog

Follow ZSL conservationists studying desert baboons in Namibia.