Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

An Asian elephant in Nepal

The manual, published on World Elephant Day, aims to help communities navigate human-elephant conflict in Nepalese lowlands

A baby flamingo with adopted parents at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A baby flamingo is being successfully raised by two fathers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, after its biological parents vacated their nest

An aardvark at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Two aardvarks named Nacho and Terry have been scurrying around their new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, exploring their exhibit, which opens to the...

Makari the Amur tiger stalks a trophy at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Amur tigers pounce on paper trophies ahead of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s family event The Ultimate Animal Challenge, which runs throughout the summer...

Two endangered blue crowned laughing thrush chicks in their nest

Globally significant blue crowned laughing thrush chicks fed 12 times a day by keepers at the UK’s largest Zoo. 

Pixie the meerkat digs in to her Jubilee picnic at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Two meerkats have been treated to their very own patriotic picnic at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, ahead of its Zoobilee event to celebrate HM The Queen’s...

Elephant dung being tested at Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s Asian elephants are contributing to global conservation efforts - simply by producing a ready supply of fresh dung

Audiomoth installed by an elephant keeper at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo trials sound monitoring to study elephant behaviour

A ring tailed lemur with an Easter egg at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Lemurs take part in an early Easter egg hunt at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo to launch Zoo’s Easter Egg Trail

Two lions Zero and Kaya at Africa Alive

A new pride of lions have arrived at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo from Africa Alive