Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Sam Asian elephant with birthday buffet

Zookeepers prepared an enormous banquet of hay, fruit and vegetables for youngster Sam, who turns three years old on 16 September.

Elephantastic!

Elephantastic returns to the Zoo between 16-17 September

Ring-tailed lemur on scales at Zoo weigh-in

More than 3,500 animals at UK’s largest Zoo step up for Annual Weigh-in

Baby hippo Hodor with mum Lola

Zookeepers celebrate arrival of baby common hippopotamus calf at UK’s largest Zoo

Silent Cinema

Open-air Silent Cinema returns at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this summer

Lemurs enjoy assault course at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Lemurs set ‘assault course’ standard ahead of Bear Grylls Wild Survival Academy

Bear Grylls Wild Survival Academy

Brand new Bear Grylls Wild Survival Academy launches at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Grant, a male chimpanzee at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, licks an ice lolly

Animals get frozen treats as they cool down ahead of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s summer celebration Sunset Safari

Baby Asian elephant Elizabeth dribbling football

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s youngest elephant Elizabeth celebrates first birthday with new footballs to play with

Père David’s deer

Extinct in the Wild Père David’s deer gives birth to tiny fawn at the UK’s largest zoo