Posted in Conversation Zoo

Tiger Conversation Spotted by Our Zoology Experts as Part from Their Asian Research Project

Our team of zoology experts  at  zsblogs.org  made a research project about tiger speaking to the local villagers Travelling along the river beside the villages of the Sundarbans, the beauty of the forest is truly amazing. Sunlight glistening over the water, the sound of the waves, the sights and sounds of various birds and the endless green forest brings a sense of serenity. But as the boatmen mention, the area was much more serene, the forest was far more endless….

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Posted in Amur Leopard

Big cats trapping – fall 2011

September came at last, trees are tinged by yellow colors , and one could sense some adventures from all of it. Everyone is in anticipation of this exciting event – Amur leopard and tiger trapping. I name this event to be exciting not only because we are faced with trapping wild and rare big cats (which is exciting of course), but also because this event is a time of meetings with people from different parts of our planet – with…

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About ZSL

About ZSL Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. Our mission is realised through our groundbreaking science, our active conservation projects in more than 50 countries and our two Zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. ZSL Vision A world where animals are valued, and their conservation assured. ZSL Mission To promote and achieve…

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Posted in Zoo ZSL London ZSL Whipsande Zoo

The star of Beauval Celebrates her Birthday With the Crowd

Yuan Meng was wanted. The baby panda of 30 kg was in no hurry to go to taste the birthday cake that London zoo blog bought it for him. Concocted by the team of healers, the iced treat, made on three levels and made from apples, carrots, various fruity syrups, and fresh bamboo, seemed tantalizing. The morning feeding with her mom had perhaps already satiated the star of the day! Yuan Meng preferred to rest outside, enjoying a bit of freshness before returning…

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Posted in News Science

Adelaide Zoo’s Giant Panda Fu Ni Could be Pregnant Thanks to Latest Discoveries in Zoology

London Zoo has announced its giant panda, Fu Ni, could be pregnant after implementing the latest research in zoology while she was on her 36-hour breeding window. London zoological society said that attempts at natural mating with a companion, Wang Wang, were not successful, so the decision was made to proceed with two artificial inseminations. “Both of the procedures went well, with one completed on Monday evening and the second on Tuesday morning,” senior veterinarian Ian Smith said. Adelaide Zoo’s…

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Posted in News TOP STORIES

First-ever Okapi Conservation Strategy Workshop

Hi, my name is Alex Quinn and I’ve been working at London Zoo on a zoology research project for the last 8 months. In among a huge number of other jobs related to the latest research in zoology, my main task during that time has been to help prepare for a workshop we’ve just held in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to develop the first-ever conservation strategy for the okapi (Okapia johnstoni), or forest giraffe, a species only found…

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Posted in News Zoo ZSL Whipsande Zoo

Campaign to stop oil exploration in Virunga National Park

Latest zoology discoveries: After the success of the okapi conservation strategy workshop I’m afraid I have some rather less cheerful news. According to the latest research in zoology, oil exploration permits covering 85% of Virunga National Park, including the okapi’s habitat within the northern sector of the park, were granted in 2010, and plans for oil exploration within the park are now set to go ahead. This could have terrible consequences for wildlife within the park, with pollution, deforestation and…

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Posted in News Zoo ZSL Whipsande Zoo

Zoology News: Latest Discoveries Found out that Virus Threatens Elephants in Hamburg Zoo

Two young elephants have died. In Hamburg animal park Hagenbeck a virus has broken out. Where does it come from and what makes it so dangerous? Suddenly, Kanja was dead. The two-and-a-half-year-old elephant bull collapsed on Wednesday a week ago in the elephant hall of Hagenbeck’s Animal Park in Hamburg. Who is it to blame for underestimating the importance of zoology? Although the bull had not gone well the weekend before. But the caretakers did not expect the animal to die. Two days…

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Posted in ZSL Whipsande Zoo

Its a boy!

We suspect the baby giraffe was born around 7 am in London zoo on the 30th September as he was still quite wet when the first keepers came in at 7.40. I got the text at 8 am and managed to get to work 10.15 in time to see when he was standing for the first time. It is an event which is always nerve wrecking because baby giraffes have quite a distance to fall when they fail to control their…

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