Latest News from ZSL

The impressive tiger shark

ZSL research may have unearthed secrets of a giant shark that swam the world’s oceans more than two and a half million years ago.

Western Lowland Gorilla baby November 2015

The Zoological Society of London is pleased to announce the birth of a critically endangered Western lowland gorilla at ZSL London Zoo.

Starlings bathing (c) Josie Latus

Drowning is the mysterious cause of death amongst groups of young common starlings according to a team of scientists led by ZSL.

Mallorcan midwife toads (c) Jaime Bosch

ZSL scientists have made a breakthrough in eradicating a deadly amphibian disease.

Palm oil plantation boundary, © Oliver Wearn, ZSL

Updated website now covers half of all land under oil palm cultivation.

ZSL website award

ZSL London Zoo has been awarded the Best Travel and Leisure website 2015 in the Group Leisure Awards.

Meet Santa

Make this festive season extra magical and embark on an adventure through the animal kingdom to Meet Santa at ZSL London Zoo.

Meet Santa at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Christmas is coming early at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, as the Zoo’s magical Christmas grotto opens on Saturday 5 December.

Edward climbing towards pumpkin

ZSL London Zoo’s resident two-toed sloth baby celebrated his first Halloween, with a special pumpkin carved by his keepers.

Lemur with Halloween mask

Ring-tailed lemurs prepare for Halloween fun at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.