Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Otter and hamper

A boisterous bunch of otters received a special welcome hamper from their keepers, having just moved in to their new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo....

Male African lion at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

This February half-term, families will discover chilling facts and bust some monster myths at a series of fascinating new talks.

Komodo dragon with David Attenbrough at ZSL London Zoo

Sir David Attenborough meets animals at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in new dinosaur documentary

Whipsnade Zoo stocktake 2016

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s keepers had a mammoth start to the year after being tasked with counting every animal for our annual stocktake.

Chimps and presents

Christmas came early for the animals of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo when keepers surprised them with some delicious, yuletide treats.

Meet Santa at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Christmas is coming early at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, as the Zoo’s magical Christmas grotto opens on Saturday 5 December.

Lemur with Halloween mask

Ring-tailed lemurs prepare for Halloween fun at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Baby Red Pandas born at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

The first pictures have been released of twin red pandas, born on 30 June 2015 at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Greater one-horned rhino calf

Keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo welcomed a greater one-horned rhino calf at the start of September

Baby elephant Sam enjoys giant birthday cake

Baby elephant Sam couldn't wait to tuck into his giant birthday cake made of hay and bananas