Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Wilfred the giraffe calf at Whipsnade Zoo

Newborn giraffe calf born on Remembrance Day named after WW1 poet Wilfred Owen

A ring-tailed lemur at Whipsnade Zoo investigates pumpkins filled with sweetcorn

Lions and lemurs treated to early Halloween fun at UK’s largest zoo

Meerkats explore a papier-mâché pumpkin at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Aardvarks and meerkats enjoy spooky fun ahead of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo half-term activities 

An elephant calf in the paddock at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Elephant calf named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, who met the calf’s mum on her last visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A keeper entices a lemur onto the scales for ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's annual weigh in

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s 10,000 animals step up for their  Annual Weigh In at the UK’s largest 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.