Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Global Expedition key stage 2

Discover an enthralling day out learning about wildlife with a ZSL Whipsnade Zoo education session.

Brown bear with Christmas tree

Christmas arrived early for a pair of lucky bears at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo as they got their very own festive tree laden with delicious decorations....

Letter to Santa Claus

Christmas is coming at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, and enchanting zookeeper talks, festive craft activities and the chance to Meet Santa promise to make...

Asian elephants smash pumpkins at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Mammoth pumpkin patch prepared for the herd of Asian elephants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Gaur calf Miumiu

Baby gaur calf born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo to half-a-tonne mother

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo family traveller award

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has picked up the Family Traveller Award for the Best UK Day Out for Families.

World Rhino Day

Greater one-horned rhinoceros Hugo was treated to a six-foot high wall of treats to marke World Rhino Day.

Asian elephants

The elephants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo showed off their best angles as a 360-degree camera installed by zookeepers captured amazing footage of the...

Bali eating his birthday cake with mum Behan

Rhino keepers at the Zoo swapped their brooms for baking tins this week, as they prepared a very special birthday cake for rhino calf Bali’s first...

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.