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Wattled Crane Chick

A rare and endangered wattled crane chick has been adopted by two red-crowned cranes at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo after it was abandoned by its parents....

Hainan gibbon moving through trees. Image (c) Jessica Bryant

ZSL scientists have used 400-year old records from China to track changes in the distribution of gibbons.

Satellite view of Western Australia (c) NASA US

ZSL scientists have called for collaboration with space agencies to help track biodiversity across the planet.

Porpoise on beach in Wales (c) Rod Penrose CSIP-MEM

A study led by ZSL has found harbour porpoises are struggling to successfully reproduce due to chemical pollutants in European waters.

Jumbo Express steam train in ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

More than five million people have now traveled on the Whipsnade Steam Railway.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia (c) Brian Kinney/Shutterstock

24 of the UK’s foremost academic institutions have called on national governments to take urgent action against climate change.

Meerkat Training School

Four meerkats are put through their paces in preparation for the Deadly Summer Shows at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Presenter Sam Ginger on Periscope

Twitter and ZSL London Zoo, have joined forces to get Twitter users closer to their favourite zoo animals

Hainan gibbon mother and infant. Image (c) Jessica Bryant

A new family group of Hainan gibbons has been discovered by a team led by ZSL, raising the known population to around 28.

Beach plastics. Image (c) Kirsty Richards.

ZSL has teamed up with Selfridges to tackle the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.