Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Greater one-horned rhino Hugo is prepped for surgery at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Greater one-horned rhino Hugo had cataracts removed to save sight at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Solar panels

Plans to radically reduce carbon footprint of the UK’s largest Zoo 

Two meerkats at the annual weigh in at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s 9,500 animals step up for Annual Weigh-In 

An elephant with a pinata on World Elephant Day

Elephants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo celebrate World Elephant Day, showering themselves in confetti from a pinata 

Our Przewalski's foal with her mum and sister at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Zookeepers have captured on camera a first glimpse of a rare and Endangered Przewalski's foal, the world’s last “truly wild” species of horse,...

A squirrel monkey explores dinosaur eggs at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo ahead of the opening of Zoorassic Park

Animals at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo have had a colossal surprise this week, when evidence of a dinosaur invasion appeared in their enclosures.

A flamingo chick at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Zookeepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are celebrating the arrival of four, fluffy, flamingo chicks, after the eggs spent a month in an incubator to...

Lady in purple jacket and face mask feeding a giraffe

Margaret Keenan, the first person in world to receive a Covid-19 vaccine, finally meets the giraffe calf named after her at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A litter of woolly, Mangalitsa piglets at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

UK’s largest Zoo welcomes new babies - including saki monkey, yak, wallabies and piglets – this springtime

Giraffe calf Margaret takes her first steps outside

A giraffe calf takes her first steps outside as UK families head back to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for the first time in months