Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

An Amur tiger lying down at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has closed its gates to the public for the first time since World War Two – a day after sister site ZSL London Zoo announced the...

School children take part in an education session

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo launches brand new education outreach workshops to local primary schools

Two bears playing in the water at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Our bears play chase in the sun as they come out of hibernation at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

A meerkat soft toy is treated by Vets as part of our Vets in Action activities

Youngsters can be Vets in Action this half term at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, from Saturday 15 to Sunday 23 February 2020

Rare black-throated thrush bird seen at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Local Bedfordshire twitchers rush to Zoo as rare Black-throated thrush sighted

A baby greater one-horned rhino has been born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Baby rhino makes festive debut at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A lemur explores a Christmas advent calendar filled with tasty treats at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Keepers give festive treats to the animals at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo ahead of Christmas 2019.

Asian elephant Ming Jung at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Keepers are celebrating a new arrival at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - bull elephant Ming Jung.

An Amur tiger cub plays with a pumpkin at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Tiger cubs, squirrel monkeys and penguins investigate pumpkin gifts from keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 

Two children meet father Christmas at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Santa's in residence at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo from 30 November - 24 December 2019!