Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Zookeeper Alex Pinnell with a sea lion at the re-opening of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

The sea lions at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo have been making sure everyone knows the UK’s largest zoo is open and ready to welcome visitors back through...

White rhinos Clara and Bertha with gemsbok at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo releases 3,000 ‘social distancing’ tickets per day for visitors  

baby sealion on wooden deck

ZSL Whipsnade Zookeepers mark sea lion’s first birthday on Facebook Live – and you’re invited!

Three deer fawns sat on grass

We’ve had 14 new arrivals and we all wish that our visitors were able to see them too, as they’re absolute proof of the incredible work we are...

rockhopper penguin with baby

Baby penguin named in honour of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s newborn son at UK’s largest zoo

An endangered Przewalski’s foal has been born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Horse play at UK’s largest zoo as keepers celebrate birth of endangered wild horse 

Wild boar piglets have been born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A litter of wild boar piglets born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 

Male elephant Ming Jung is introduced to the female herd at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

 It’s often said that spring marks the start of new life and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s new male elephant appears to have taken the adage to heart....

An adorable yak calf has been born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Yak calf born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo brings joy to zookeepers

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...