Watch Elizabeth the elephant have the BEST time playing in the pool - we hope she makes you smile!

Asian elephants are classified as Endangered by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species and recent estimates suggest that as few as 7000 are left in South-East Asia. By visiting the Zoo, you're helping to support our conservation work to protect them. 

Look out for Elizabeth and our herd in their Centre for Elephant Care when you next visit!

Visit our elephants

  • Asian elephants with an elephant calf

    Asian elephants

    Asian elephants are more closely related to the extinct woolly mammoth than to the African elephant.

  • Stefan Groeneveld elephant zookeeper with elephants at Whipsnade Zoo

    Centre for Elephant Care

    Visit our Asian elephants in the Centre for Elephant Care at Whipsnade Zoo

  • HM The Queen feeds Donna the elephant a banana at the opening of the Centre for Elephant Care
    11 April 2017

    HM The Queen opens Centre for Elephant Care

    Whipsnade Zoo’s Centre for Elephant Care was given the royal seal of approval by HM The Queen.

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