Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Brown bear Sleeping Beauty at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Brown bear Sleeping Beauty and her sister Cinderella come out of winter hibernation just in time for the reopening of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Elizabeth the elephant enjoys Easter treats at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s youngest elephant Elizabeth is treated to an Easter egg hunt of giant proportions as UK’s largest zoo remains  
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Greater one horned rhinos Behan and daughter Zhiwa

Keepers celebrate Mother’s Day behind closed doors 

Our Asian elephants celebrate Valentine's Day at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Elephants enjoy Valentine’s treats as Whipsnade Zoo celebrates behind closed doors

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Marabou storks arrive at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo as part of conservation breeding programme

An Amur tiger at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's Annual Stocktake 2021

Zookeepers conduct first lockdown stocktake at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo  

Rhinos Behan and Zhiwa tuck in to their Christmas veg

Keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo spread festive cheer with baby rhino Zhiwa and her love of Christmas dinner

small baby giraffe with mother indoors

Keepers name six-foot-tall baby giraffe born ‘Margaret’ in honour of the first person to have the COVID-vaccination

Our elephants explore their winter wonderland at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Keepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo create an elephants’ winter wonderland

A squirrel monkey poses with Christmas bunting to celebrate the reopening of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo welcomes the return of visitors to its 600-acre nature haven