ZSL
01/18/2017 at 19:46. Facebook
Most people don't know that the beautiful, deadly and Critically Endangered Sumatran tiger is the smallest subspecies of tiger surviving today. In the wild, there are only around 400 left but there is hope for their future if we combat the habitat loss, poaching and human-tiger conflict that's threatening their existence.

With your support, ZSL manages a global breeding program for the...
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01/16/2017 at 19:10. Facebook
Can you spot the camouflaged frogfish in this photo?

Climate change is having a devastating impact on coral species, with warming waters causing widespread bleaching. This is affecting the species that depend on coral reefs, like this frogfish, which our EDGE conservationists believe may be having to change colour to camouflage against bleached coral.
ZSL
01/15/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
Pirapatinga pacu fish are giants of the Amazon river that will typically grow to more than seven times the size of the average goldfish! These fish are herbivores with an amazing sense of smell, allowing them to track trees with ripening fruit for miles across the Amazon river ready for the food to drop.
ZSL
01/11/2017. Facebook
Meet the 'Skywalker' hoolock gibbon, a new species discovered in the rainforests of China.

A team of scientists, led by Fan Peng-Fei from Sun Yat-sen University and including ZSL's Dr Samuel Turvey, used the force (and a comprehensive scientific study of gibbon genetics) to determine that the Skywalker is in fact a completely distinct species of gibbon.

It was named Skywalker because the...
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01/10/2017. Facebook
We're LIVE with our cetacean strandings expert Rob Deaville ahead of our CSI of The Sea porpoise post-mortem event tonight
ZSL
01/10/2017. Facebook
Our cetacean strandings expert will be on Facebook LIVE at 2pm today ahead of tonight's unique scientific event, CSI of The Sea.

Tune in for this fantastic opportunity to learn about the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme- UK strandings and ask our expert, Rob Deaville, questions about investigating the whales, porpoises and dolphins found stranded every year across UK coastlines...
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01/09/2017. Facebook
Introducing Conservation is a free online course from United for Wildlife. Join the course to get expert tuition from conservation experts discussing the key issues facing our planet

United for Wildlife Online Courses

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ZSL
01/08/2017. Facebook
Brand new for 2017 the ZSL Bike Ride will see hundreds of cyclists ride from ZSL London Zoo to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo taking on 50 miles all in aid of wildlife conservation.

ZSL Zoo to Zoo Bike Ride

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ZSL
01/08/2017. Facebook
The first week back of the New Year can be tough. We hope you're having a wonderful, lazy Sunday like this Asiatic lion!
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01/07/2017. Facebook
In the wake of the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan, ZSL has been helping rehabilitate mangroves in the Philippines.

Mangrove forests are among the planet’s most biodiverse ecosystems. They are a vital lifeline for marine species and the local communities who rely on them. Find out about our part in this fantastic win for the natural world:

Mangrove protection after Typhoon Haiyan

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ZSL
01/06/2017. Facebook
Bactrian camels are amazing animals that can survive in some incredibly harsh conditions but in the wild there are less than 1000 left.

These fantastic creatures can withstand extreme temperatures, can go water-less for weeks at a time and are the only land mammals capable of drinking salt water!

In spite of these marvellous abilities they're Critically Endangered, largely due to loss of...
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ZSL
01/05/2017. Facebook
Families of wild red foxes have been mysteriously vanishing from a nature reserve in Russia. Looking to unravel the mystery, ZSL’s resident wildlife vet Misha Goncharuk is investigating the disappearances. Find out how:

A foxy conundrum: investigating the disappearing red foxes in Russia

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ZSL
01/03/2017. Facebook
The destructive power of hurricanes is infamous yet did you know that these tropical storms can actually benefit some young seabirds?

Scientists tracking Round Island petrel seabirds, including ZSL’s Malcolm Nicoll, have discovered that some juvenile birds survive longer where hurricanes appear. One of the theories behind it is that storms force up nutrient rich waters and with them more food.

How tropical storms can help young seabirds

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ZSL
01/01/2017. Facebook
ZSL London Zoo's Stampede is the wildest 10k & 5k in London.

ZSL London Zoo Stampede

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ZSL
01/01/2017. Facebook
Throughout 2016 innovative technology has enabled many of you at home to help our conservation work by identifying real-time pictures of real-life animals sent directly to you through our Instant Wild app.

To celebrate, we've pulled together the top 10 most liked images of wildlife that you have helped to identify this year.

Top 10 most liked Instant Wild images of 2016

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ZSL
12/31/2016. Facebook
As the year draws to a close we’re looking back at some of our conservation highlights from 2016 and celebrating the enormous amount of hard work from our conservationists, citizen scientists and visitors helping us fight for a world with wildlife.

Thanks to all of you who have made it possible.
ZSL
12/29/2016. Facebook
Cheetahs are racing towards extinction, but there is hope to save the species.

ZSL's expert Dr. Sarah Durant blogs about the global decline in cheetah numbers uncovered in our latest research gathered alongside Panthera and the Wildlife Conservation Society:
ZSL
12/29/2016. Facebook
Looking for New Year's resolution inspiration? Why not take the #OneLess pledge to join the fight against plastic pollution and commit to never using a single-use plastic water bottle again! Making the swap to a refillable bottle helps protect wildlife and saves money too.
ZSL
12/28/2016. Facebook
Did you know the Zoo is home to a stunning native species called the red kite?

Having made a comeback in recent years following successful reintroduction programmes in England and Scotland, you can see this elegant bird soaring in the skies over Whipsnade.
ZSL
12/27/2016. Facebook
A new ZSL led study is calling for urgent action to address the threats that have caused wild cheetah numbers to drop down to just 7,100.

Discover more about the problems they face: [ Zsl.org Link ]