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Ganas Komodo Dragon

Join us for a spooktacular week of events at ZSL London Zoo this Halloween half term from Saturday 19 October – Sunday 27 October 2019

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Saturday 19 October – Thursday 31 October 2019

Image - Watercolour illustration (top view and side view) of a Chinese giant salamander

74-year-old museum specimen identified as a new species of giant salamander and probably the world’s biggest amphibian.

Photo - A common dolphin washed up on a beach with the sea in the background

Report reveals causes of UK stranded porpoise, dolphin and whale deaths highlighting infectious disease and bycatch in fishing gear.

Photo - A girl trying the VR experience while her friends watch, with the Thames and Tower Bridge in the background

ZSL launches underwater virtual reality experience to uncover London’s incredible wildlife

Photo - Two young seals on the sand by the water's edge, looking at camera

138 harbour seals born in the Thames in a single year.

Photo - close-up of a small light brown bat held in a gloved hand

One of the world’s rarest bats is confined to a single cave in Western Cuba and in urgent need of conservation attention.

Baby Buzz the mangabey at ZSL London Zoo

Newborn primate named after astronaut Buzz Aldrin at ZSL London Zoo

Asiatic lioness Rubi gives a giant ruler a sniff at ZSL London Zoo's annual weigh-in

Annual weigh-in records animals’ vital statistics at ZSL London Zoo

European brown bears Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are measured in the annual weigh in

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s 3,500 animals step up for our annual weigh-in