Latest News from 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

Père David’s deer

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

Camels enjoy Dear Zoo treat

Camels at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo celebrate Dear Zoo launch with special treat

HM The Queen opens Centre for Elephant Care

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh open ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s £2m Centre for Elephant Care

African hunting dog at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

A five-strong group of endangered African hunting dogs will set paw in their brand new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for the first time this spring....

African hunting dogs

Rare species to move in at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo as an African hunting dog pack arrive this Easter

Sloth bear

Zookeepers treat sloth bears at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo to ‘honeycomb’ feed ball created with 3D printer

Baby Asian elephant Elizabeth with her family at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo including

Jumbo joy for our Asian elephants moving into their new £2 million home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this Easter.

Fallow deer grazing at night

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo captures remarkable footage of deer species’ night-time behaviour

Keeper and lemurs annual stocktake

Home to more than 3,000 animals, including over 200 different species, keepers at the UK’s largest zoo began to make a headcount of every animal...