From behind the scenes animal updates, to exclusive zoo baby announcements, read the latest Zoo news here. Plus, keep up-to-date on events at Whipsnade Zoo, and find out all about our amazing science and conservation work.
Whipsnade Zoo is inviting visitors to get closer to wildlife and meet hippos Hodor and Lola
Critically Endangered Visayan warty pig family forages for sweetcorn ahead of their first Mother’s Day at Whipsnade Zoo
Our adorable behind-the-scenes pics of its towering new arrival – a six-foot-tall baby giraffe born on Remembrance Day.
Southern white rhino calf, Nandi, takes her first steps outside at Whipsnade Zoo in September 2021.
We are sad to share that Columbo, Whipsnade Zoo’s elderly sloth bear, was put to sleep on Wednesday 5 October, after succumbing to a number of age-related conditions that were affecting his quality of life.
Elephant calf named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, who met the calf’s mum on her last visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Our newborn elephant calf is an important addition to the European breeding programme for the species – which in the wild are threatened by illegal wildlife trade, habitat fragmentation and climate change.
Three young cheetah brothers have sprinted into a new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, having moved to the UK’s largest Zoo as part of the European Endangered Species Programme.
Thousands of animals stood up to be counted at the Zoo as zookeepers kicked off the biggest task of the year behind closed doors – the first lockdown annual stocktake.
Zookeepers complete the annual stocktake at Whipsnade Zoo