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Baby hippo makes a big splash

January 17, 2014

Debut dip for hippo calf at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo   A baby hippo had a splashing time at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo after taking a dip in the public pool for the very first time.   The five-week-old common hippo calf had been snuggled up to mum, Lola, in their private dens, before making its first appearance in […]

Zoo with a view

June 29, 2013

Zoo with a view Penguins enjoy spectacular sunset at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo   A group of black footed penguins gaze across the Dunstable Downs at a striking sunset this week.   With their pool perched on the edge of the Chiltern Hills, the penguins enjoy the very best view in the Zoo every evening as the sun […]

Baby elephant bath time

May 5, 2013

  A baby elephant at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo covers himself in sand – seconds after keepers finish scrubbing him squeaky clean. click here to see all the photos http://celebrityphotosuk.photoshelter.com/gallery/baby-elephant-first-bath/G00006es8O5I6768/   For 18-month-old Asian elephant Scott, bath time in the sunshine with mum, Azizah, is his favourite time of the day. And while it may seem as […]

Zoo’s Mother’s Day surprise First calf for yak mum aged 11

March 9, 2013

      ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has welcomed its first yak baby in more than a decade, just in time for Mother’s Day. click here to see all the photos http://celebrityphotosuk.photoshelter.com/gallery/ZSL-Whipsnade-Zoo-Mothera-s-Day-surprise/G00000xJopVzcaQ0/   The four-week-old calf, who keepers have named Zak, was born in the early hours of February 8 and is an extra special arrival for […]

Pop star Michelle Heaton to open Hullabazoo at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

October 24, 2012

 Pop singer-turned-TV star Michelle Heaton will be visiting ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on Wednesday 24 October to launch Hullabazoo – the Zoo’s brand new adventure play centre. The Liberty X star, along with nine-month-old daughter Faith, will be given a sneak peek of the animal-themed play centre set to open to the public on Saturday (27 October) – […]

EASTENDER Pam St Clement open Lookout Lodge at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

April 4, 2012

Actress Pam St Clement – best known for playing Pat Butcher in EastEnders – will be visiting old friends at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo  as she launched the Zoo’s new overnight experience, Lookout Lodge.to view all the photos click here http://celebrityphotosuk.photoshelter.com/gallery-list An animal lover and keen conservationist, Pam had a sneak peak of the eight lodges nestled at […]

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo annual stocktake

January 10, 2012

 ZSL Whipsnade Zoo   annual stocktake – the mammoth task of counting every animal at the Zoo. The UK’s biggest Zoo is home to more than 200 different species and each creature, great or small, needs to be tallied up. 2011 saw the pitter-patter of many tiny feet at the Zoo, with the birth of two endangered lynx kittens, […]