Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Ernie the otter at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Zookeepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo have introduced two newly-arrived Asian short-clawed otters to each other.

A Chinese water deer fawn explores outside at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zookeepers hand rear ‘vampire’ deer

Amur tigers Makari, Czar, and Dmitri celebrate their second birthday

Three Endangered Amur tiger “cubs” at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo celebrated their second birthday with their favourite treat – an ice block made of blood...

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