Keepers have carried out a huge operation as they encouraged thousands of animals to step onto the scales for the Zoo’s annual weigh-in.
Young Asian elephant calf, Sam, who will turn two years old in October, tipped the scales at an impressive 714kg, while the Hercules beetle – one of the world’s strongest insects and able to lift up to 850 times its own body weight – was recorded at 4.5g.
The baby boom at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo continues after the triceratops egg in Zoorassic Park hatched overnight!
Why not pay our latest arrival a visit this weekend and book tickets to the final weekend of 'How to Train Your Dinosaur' shows featuring Andy Day.
Enjoy a weekend of spectacular #dinosaur fun with Snorassic Park! Not only do you get to sleep under the stars among our 600-acre site, you'll also get exclusive tours of the Zoo and our new exhibit Zoorassic Park...