Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Vets in Action

Young animal enthusiasts can try their hand at being Vets in Action this half term - Saturday 9 February to Sunday 24 February 2019 - at ZSL...

2018 saw the birth of Amur tiger cubs who will be added to the 2019 census

On 10 January 2019, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s keepers began the mammoth task of counting every animal for their annual stocktake

Amur tiger cub with a Christmas stocking

Keepers give Christmas treats to the animals at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in December 2018.

Amur tiger cub with pumpkin

Tiger cubs, lemurs and vampire crabs investigate pumpkin gifts from keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo ahead of Halloween 2018.

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo week at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo: Saturday 20 October – Wednesday 31 October 2018

Tiger cub at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo undergoing health checks

Up-close footage of endangered tiger cubs’ first health checks released by ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in September 2018.

Meerkat on scales at Whipsnade Annual Weigh In

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s 3,500 animals step up for Annual Weigh-In in August 2018.

Sea lion pup Hanno was born to first-time mum Lara

Two California sea lion pups were born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in June 2018

Naya and Amur tiger cubs at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Four endangered Amur tiger cubs were born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on 23 June 2018, with zookeepers capturing their first moments on hidden cameras....

Giraffes at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are treated to street-food style feast

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s giraffes are celebrating World Giraffe Day on 21 June 2018 with their own street-food style feast.