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Zoological Society of London

Registered Charity No. 208728

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is the conservation charity which operates ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. The ZSL vision is a world where animals are valued, and their conservation assured.

London Zoo dates from 1826 and is one of the most famous zoos in the world. With over 750 different species, it has the largest and most varied collection of animals in Britain, featuring tigers, giraffes, komodo dragons, as well as deadly snakes and pulsing jellyfish. ZSL Whipsnade Zoo celebrated its 80th birthday in 2011. Set in 600 acres of countryside on the edge of the Chiltern Downs it is home to elephants, lions, rhinos, brown bears and many more besides.

ZSL conservation teams are involved in projects in over 50 countries across the globe. These range from the Serengeti cheetah project, the longest running study of cheetahs in the world, to returning desert gazelles to the wild in Saudi Arabia and restoring UK native species, such as British field crickets and corncrakes.

To find out more call 0844 225 1826 visit www.zsl.org

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