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2018 saw the birth of Amur tiger cubs who will be added to the 2019 census

On 10 January 2019, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s keepers began the mammoth task of counting every animal for their annual stocktake

Picture of the venomous snake Atheris squamigera taken by Benjamin Tapley in Cameroon

Researchers show that the potency of a snake’s venom depends on what it eats

Humboldt penguins are counted in the annual stocktake

Zookeepers at ZSL London Zoo dusted off their clipboards, calculators and cameras in January 2019 for the annual stocktake.

Asiatic lions enjoy early Christmas treats

Lions, gorillas and camels enjoy festive treats to celebrate Christmas 2018 at ZSL London Zoo

Amur tiger cub with a Christmas stocking

Keepers give Christmas treats to the animals at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in December 2018.

Hammerhead Shark in bimini on sandy bottom with mouth open

From guitarfish to angel sharks the EDGE of Existence highlights the most ancient fish sinking into extinction

Alexander Rhodes receiving his award

The ZSL Conservationist of the Year Award is given to an individual who has achieved an outstanding conservation success during a 12-month period...

Baby Paco on Poco's back in ZSL London Zoo's Rainforest Life

Newborn tamandua Paco was born in October 2018 and is ‘inseparable’ from big brother Poco at ZSL London Zoo 

A red titi monkey on a tree branch

Weird evolution revealed in now-extinct monkey which inhabited Jamaica until a few hundred years ago

Rows of palm saplings in a field

World’s largest survey of palm oil producers and traders finds lack of assurance in tackling forest loss.