Latest News from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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 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...

Global Expedition key stage 2

Discover an enthralling day out learning about wildlife with a ZSL Whipsnade Zoo education session.

Brown bear with Christmas tree

Christmas arrived early for a pair of lucky bears at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo as they got their very own festive tree laden with delicious decorations....

Letter to Santa Claus

Christmas is coming at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, and enchanting zookeeper talks, festive craft activities and the chance to Meet Santa promise to make...

Asian elephants smash pumpkins at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Mammoth pumpkin patch prepared for the herd of Asian elephants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo