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Golden headed lion tamarin Samira being weighed by keeper Veronica Heldt

Penguins, squirrel monkeys and camels are just some of the animals who had their vital statistics recorded at ZSL London Zoo’s 2022 annual weigh-...

A dugong swimming with fish

New research shows that the Dugong - also known as the ‘sea cow’ - is functionally extinct in China, with no sightings recorded since 2008

A keeper entices a lemur onto the scales for ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's annual weigh in

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s 10,000 animals step up for their  Annual Weigh In at the UK’s largest Zoo 

A hammerhead shark swimming

A new study led by conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and Stanford University maps vertical movements of sharks and rays in...

A harbour porpoise swimming

Conservationists call for greater protections for Europe’s smallest whale in the Thames estuary as ZSL-led survey shows high presence there...

An Asian elephant in Nepal

The manual, published on World Elephant Day, aims to help communities navigate human-elephant conflict in Nepalese lowlands

A baby flamingo with adopted parents at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A baby flamingo is being successfully raised by two fathers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, after its biological parents vacated their nest

A juvenile Shore Crab on a fan worm

The Wild Oysters Project is celebrating a win for wildlife this World Oyster Day (5 August) after finding over 27,000 marine animals living among...

An aardvark at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Two aardvarks named Nacho and Terry have been scurrying around their new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, exploring their exhibit, which opens to the...

Gharial and hatchlings © Phoebe Griffith

From miniature alligators with habitat-helping burrowing abilities, to specially adapted fish-eaters who can indicate how healthy a river is; a...