Keepers at a zoo in Bedfordshire have revealed a tiny new arrival - a rare pygmy hippo.Read the full story ›
First pictures of new baby elephantRead the full story ›
He may have struggled to keep his balance at times, but little Max definitely seemed to enjoy his new paddling pool.Read the full story ›
A baby hippo had a splashing time at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire after taking a dip in the public pool for the very first time.
A baby hippo had a splashing time at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire after taking a dip in the public pool for the very first time.Read the full story ›
Staff at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire are preparing to carry out their annual stock-take.
The zoo is home to more than two and a half thousand animals. Every one has to be counted and the information logged on an international database.
The chimps at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire got a Christmas treat this morning, waking up to wrapped presents in their enclosure.Read the full story ›
At just four weeks old, Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire's newest arrival is already standing tall - at almost six feet! The reticulated giraffe, a baby girl, took her first wobbly steps an hour after birth. She will be named by visitors to the zoo.
Over the next few weeks she will be introduced to the rest of the herd at Whipsnade including her one year old half brother Jengo.
Zookeepers in Bedfordshire have thrown a house-warming party for their giraffes as they move into their brand new home.
Giraffe Heights at Whipsnade Zoo includes a re-vamped barn and a 9ft-high viewing platform for visitors.
To celebrate the opening of the new attraction, which will bring people face-to-face with the animals for the first time, keepers dished up their favourite treats in giant wicker teacups - frozen carrot and cabbage cupcakes
Giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo, in Bedfordshire, are getting ready to move into their new home.
Their refurbished barn includes a nine-foot high viewing platform, which will allow up to 300 visitors to get face to face with them for the first time, as well as offering views across the entire giraffe paddock.