Some of the Discovery Centre exhibits are currently closed, as we go through the process of relocating and expanding those exhibits elsewhere. Phase one of this process was the opening of the new Butterfly House, with more exciting developments to follow.
We thank you for your patience during this transitional phase and apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Discover invertebrates abound, from the locusts, tarantulas, Geoffroy's marmosets, mata mata turtle, yellow foot tortoises, iguanas and saki monkeys.
Did you know that in the last 40 years more than 65% of African forest #elephants have disappeared from the wild?
ZSL has been working with the government of Cameroon to help protect this iconic species and its habitat - find out how you can get involved and ensure a world #WithWildlife: https://www.zsl.org/withwildlife-seahorses.
Looking for something for the #penguin lover in your life?
Our new online shop allows you to filter by our most popular animals
(And for the super organised among us... just a reminder that there's only three months to go until Christmas!)
Four month old Elizabeth gets cuter by the day!
Greater one-horned rhino Hugo was treated to a six-foot-high stack of boxes filled with his favourite foods to celebrate World Rhino Day!
It didn't take long for the 14-year-old male to demolish the wall of treats and get stuck in... https://www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo/news/stack-of-joy-for-two-tonne-rh...
Today is #WorldRhinoDay, and to mark the special occasion Hugo, our male greater one-horned rhino, was treated to a giant ‘game’ of building blocks stuffed with his favourite treats for him to discover - and demolish!
We're very excited to announce that we're launching two brand new day-long experiences for children aged 5-7 and 12-14, complimenting our already popular Junior Zoo Academy for kids aged 8-11!
Find out more about these brand new courses and how you can book...
Famously featured on the Great Seal of the United States, the bald #eagle has a massive wing span of up to 7 feet!
Happy 2nd birthday to our amazing Asian elephant Sam!
Join him and the rest of the herd for a weekend of celebrations at Elephantastic this Saturday and Sunday: https://www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo/whats-on/elephantastic-elephant-ap...
Get closer than ever before to our herd of beautiful Asian elephants with this amazing 360 degree video.
Seven of the Zoo’s 11 #elephants can be spotted in the interactive footage which was filmed ahead of our annual Elephantastic event taking place this weekend. Come down and celebrate all things elephant conservation as we host a weekend of family fun and experiences centred around our herd.