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.
16 November 2023Conversation zoo helping to save ‘extinct-in-the-wild’ scimitar horned oryx.
30 October 2023Zookeepers carved petrifying pumpkins for many of the 11,000 animals at the UK’s largest zoo, using the spooky squashes to put the animals' foraging and hunting skills to the test.
24 October 2023Night vision cameras have been hidden around the UK’s largest zoo in a bid to learn more about one of Britain’s most elusive species – the bat.
19 October 2023Zookeepers share the magical names of two baby yaks born at the conservation zoo
5 October 2023A pair of rare red panda cubs at Whipsnade Zoo have been given their first vet check, as the internationally important twins start to leave their nest box and explore their surroundings for the first time
28 September 2023Zookeepers share first pics of baby porcupine born at conservation zoo
14 September 2023Whipsnade zookeeper releases thousands of extinct snails back to French Polynesian islands
4 September 2023Zookeepers share first pics of endangered Francois langur baby born at conservation zoo
21 August 202311,000 animals weighed and measures at UK's largest Zoo
11 August 2023Night vision cameras at Whipsnade Zoo’s Centre for Elephant Care show 11-month-old Asian elephant Nang Phaya crawling over aunties Lucha and Karishma