Latest News from ZSL

chicken frog undergoing biology tests

On 11 October 2018 ZSL’s Institute of Zoology launched a key partnership with the Royal Society of Biology (RSB) and Independent Television News...

Male chaffinch perched on a fence post

Chaffinches are anything but chuffed as leg lesions are found to peak during winter season

Two men looking at microchips in camouflage gear

In the lead-up to the illegal wildlife trade conference 2018, technology companies and conservation charities come together to accelerate the...

Pangolin inside a hollow log

A new conservation and research project launches today bringing together ZSL and other key collaborators to halt the decline of the Philippine...

Killer whale underwater

In what is being called a ‘killer whale apocalypse’, populations could be halved in just 30 years.

Elephant bird Wide

Madagascar’s giant elephant birds receive bone-afide rethink as ZSL names the species.

Mother tiger with 2 cubs walking past camera trap

In a triumphant victory for the endangered tiger, the government of Nepal has announced a remarkable 19% increase in the country’s tiger...

A fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra)

A fungus deadly to salamanders and newts has been found to be widespread in the European private amphibian trade – with the infection being...

Piero Visconti receives his award

Congratulations are due to Dr Piero Visconti, Research Fellow at ZSL’s Institute of Zoology and University College London’s Centre for...

Magical lights dazzle around the Zoo

ZSL London Zoo celebrates the festive season with a magical new light trail.