Latest News from ZSL

Asian elephant Sam during weigh-in

Keepers have carried out a huge scale operation as they encouraged thousands of animals to step onto the scales for the Zoo’s annual weigh-in.

Giraffe talk

ZSL shortlisted in awards celebrating family attractions and service providers in the industry

Elephants at Whipsnade

Elephant enthusiasts are invited to a weekend of jumbo joy at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo with Elephantastic on 17 and 18 September

Mjukuu and Gernot

Winning images from the 2016 ZSL Animal Photography Prize to be revealed to the public this Autumn.

Seal survey 2016

Conservationists launch latest audit of charismatic marine mammals’ populations

Sir David Attenborough with Komodo dragon

Sir David Attenborough joined staff at ZSL London Zoo to mark the official renaming of a Komodo dragon enclosure in his honour.

White-naped mangabey Ziggy

A white-naped mangabey monkey at the Zoo has successfully undergone specialised treatment after getting grass stuck up her nose.

Badger tracking release

New study raises important questions for policymakers and farmers working to control bovine TB.

Atlas moth at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Giant moths with no mouth parts and a foot-long wingspan have successfully bred for the first time at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s new Butterfly House.

Mountain chicken frog

Scientists battling to fight a lethal amphibian disease on two islands in Caribbean have witnessed what is believed to be one of the fastest range...