London Zoo

Never Work With Children or Animals Unless It's at London Zoo

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

It was late and Lucifer would not stop his roaring - a little obnoxious - but he is the king of the zoo and clearly needs to remind everybody. He's noisy once he gets going and it was going to be hard enough getting some sleep among the giant orb spiders, cave crickets, and leaf cutting ants.

One Of The Fastest And Most Dramatic Extinctions Ever Seen...

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

London Zoo will stop the clock on its Victorian bird house today at noon to mark 100 years since the death of a passenger pigeon called Martha. Mar...

It's Weigh-In Day For The Animals At London Zoo

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Comedy

The weight is over for all creatures great and small as they have been sized-up in London Zoo's annual weigh-in. Silverback gorillas, rare baby crocod...

These Adorable Baby Tiger Cubs Make Thursday A Lot Better

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Hidden cameras have captured the birth of three tiger cubs at London Zoo. Three of the world's rarest tigers were born to five-year-old Sumatran ti...

Sumatran Tiger Called Melati Delivers Triplets At London Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

London Zoo has three new residents after a 5-year-old Sumatran tiger called Melati gave birth to triplets. The delivery comes only a year after the mo...

RIP Little Big Cat: Tragedy As Tiger Cub Drowns At London Zoo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

London Zoo keepers have been left heartbroken after the first tiger to be born there in 17 years died. The two-week-old cub was found on the edge ...

Cub Cam: Melati The Tiger Gives Birth (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Anteater Named Tammy Gets Own Minder At ZSL London Zoo The birth of a tiger cub – ZSL London Zoo’s first in 17 years – has been cap...

Who Is Nature's Most Breathtaking Predator?

Richard Reoch | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK
Richard Reoch

There is a poster on the London Underground that takes your breath away. It shows the huge head of a tiger staring straight into the face of a young boy. Their noses are nearly touching - and the gaze of the boy is equally intent. In the space between their eyes is an invitation. It reads: 'Come within a whisker of nature's most breathtaking predator.' But it is the message I like to ponder most; which of the two is 'nature's most breathtaking predator'?

PHOTOS: Naked Tiger Activists Run Through London Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

Hundreds of animal lovers took a walk on the wild side last night, running through London Zoo totally in the buff. Nearly 300 sponsored streakers o...

Pictures Of The Day: Friday 16th August 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Clumsy Anteater Named Tammy Gets A Late Night Minder

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

A short-sighted, somewhat clumsy anteater has been given her own minder at ZSL London Zoo. Famed for her friendly disposition, 12-year-old Tammy e...

Monkeys Bite London Zoo Visitors 'At Least Once A Month'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Monkeys at London zoo attack at least one visitor a month, it has been revealed. Yellow and black squirrel monkeys bit 15 people over the last yea...

LOOK: Vintage Pictures Of London Zoo To Celebrate The Anniversary Of ZSL

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

Saturday marks the anniversary of the Zoological Society of London. The international scientific, conservation and educational charity was founded...

PICTURES: Which Royal Got Close To Jae Jae The Sumatran Tiger?

PA | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh jokingly declared London Zoo's new Sumatran tiger enclosure "closed" moments after one of the big cats appeared inches from his ...

Magical London at Christmas with Children

Susanna Lascelles | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Lascelles

If you're looking for something completely free then head to Duke of York Square's Christmas grotto. It's beautifully decorated, children get to meet Father Christmas, have their photo taken, get a small gift and if they're lucky meet Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.

Help Name This Baby Giraffe

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Meet Whipsnade Zoo’s awww-some new arrival – a baby giraffe who’s just one month old and already standing tall at almost six feet. At the mom...

Malaria Outbreak At London Zoo Kills Six Penguins

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

A deadly strain of avian malaria has killed six of London Zoo’s penguins. The disease is spread by mosquitoes, which have thrived in the wet and ...

Are We Morally Obliged To Save The Most 100 Threatened Species?

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Conservationists have identified 100 of the most threatened animals, plants and fungi on the planet. The list has been drawn up by 8,000 scientists...

PHOTOS: From Abbey Road To Stratford

PA | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

As dawn was breaking across London, the Paralympic torch was being carried through the capital towards the Olympic Park, where tonight it will ignite ...

Tails Of The Tape

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

If any animals at London Zoo have been sneakily stealing extra portions of food from their friends they’re about to be found out, because the annual...

LOOK: London Zoo Wants To Turn 'The Gherkin' Into 'The Penguin'

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Comedy

If you thought when you woke up this morning that you wouldn't see the famous London landmark known as The Gherkin blessed with a superimposed image o...

PICTURES: Animals Cool Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

The heatwave affecting the UK over the last few days might have given your tan a boost - and possibly started a few fires - but for the exotic animals...

PICTURES: Two By Two - London Zoo Performs Its Annual Stocktake

Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

Counting sheep is fairly commonplace, but what about counting penguins, lions, tigers and bears? London Zookeepers have the tricky but essential t...

A Tiger Killed by Hype

Simon Welfare | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK
Simon Welfare

This week, Australians will mark, but definitely not celebrate, a poignant and rather shameful anniversary. 75 years will have passed since the last Tasmanian Tiger died at Hobart Zoo on 7 September 1936