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African wild dog with tracking collar

Study linking climate change to African wild dog mortality finds human activity responsible for almost half of deaths

Tuna being sold at field sites (markets) in Sri Lanka

Novel research led by ZSL’s Institute of Zoology reveals the full spatial footprint of a fishing fleet and uncovers drivers of illegal fishing

hispalonian hutia

New study sheds light on past mammal extinctions in Caribbean in a bid to help inform modern-day conservation effort

Malaria in penguin liver smear © Simon Spiro, ZSL

International conservation charity, Zoological Society of London, unveils 2020/21 science and conservation event schedule

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Our friend and colleague Georgina Mace, who died this week aged 67, is remembered for her contribution to science – both at ZSL and beyond during...

Giant-horned-frog-tadpole

Scientists match unusual tadpoles to threatened horned frogs

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ZSL calls for urgent investment in research to prevent future pandemics.

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Leading scientists call for substantial investment in wildlife health research.

Photo - A wild lion cub resting on a large tree branch on the ground, looking into the camera

ZSL-led study shows genetic differences in African lions likely caused by ecological rather than human factors.

Photo - Wide landscape shot of a wheat field that is free from black-grass

Widespread use of herbicides leading to resistant black-grass is costing UK millions in profit.