Zoological Society of London

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The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) [1] is a charity devoted to "the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats." ZSL is a Registered Charity no.208728.


To achieve and promote the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats

ZSL pursues this mission by:

keeping and presenting animals at London Zoo and Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in accordance with best practice

giving priority to species that are threatened in the wild

increasing public understanding of animals and their welfare and of the issues involved in their conservation

maintaining an outstanding education and information programme, particularly for schoolchildren and families

undertaking field conservation programmes, both in Britain and abroad; developing its role as a leading centre for research and conservation biology and animal welfare

fulfilling its role as a learned society and force for zoology and animal conservation through publications, scientific meetings, lectures, the award of prizes for outstanding achievement and the promotion of conservation policy.

Council Members (From June 2008)

Accessed September 2008: [1]

ZSL Council members

At of 22 June 2005 Council members are:


Web: http://www.zsl.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Council Members, Zoological Society of London, accessed September 3, 2008.