Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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!

Flamebeau butterfly at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Keepers are celebrating particularly high numbers of butterflies this autumn in our tropical Butterfly House at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Saturday 19 October – Thursday 31 October 2019