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.
The chimps at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire got a Christmas treat this morning, waking up to wrapped presents in their enclosure.
As summer temperatures start to soar the animals at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have been finding ways to cool off.
Two baby penguins abandoned by their parents have been named after characters from the Flinstones.
Bamm-Bamm and Pebbles are being hand reared by keepers at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.
Once the pair get their first waterproof coating they will move into the Zoo's penguin training pool where they will learn to swim and feed in the water.
A baby rhino has been unveiled to the public at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire. The one-horned rhino has been named Jamil and already weighs around 18 stone. It's thought he'll eventually weigh over 2 tonnes.
Keepers are counting more than 2,500 animals at Whipsnade Zoo including invertebrates, birds, fish, mammal, reptiles, and amphibians.
The count is required as part of the zoo's license, and all of the information is logged into the International Species Information System where it is used to manage international breeding programmes for endangered animals.
Asian elephant Karishma is being trumpeted as a big star in the art world. One of her paintings has been put up for auction on eBay to raise money for conservation projects. The 14-year-old animal lives at Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable in Bedfordshire. Previous works have raised £10,000.