London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo.
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Here at BravoVoucher, we know how much you love a good family day out. ZSL London Zoo is the perfect place for some family fun all together, both adults and children alike will love it. You can spend the day there wandering from enclosure to enclosure looking at the wildlife and observing the animals in what is the closest thing to their natural habitat as can be.
Conservation plays a very important role in zoos, here even more so. The zoo started as a scientific zoo and has always continued on this way by maintaining their library, not just for veterinary or zoology students but for anyone who is interested in wildlife.
- When you pay your membership by annual direct debit you will get a 20% London Zoo discount code.
- You can meet the penguins for just £54pp. You don't need a London Zoo promo code to get this amazing deal.
- Book your ticket online from only £23.40 so you can get to watch all the weird and wonderful creatures in their own habitat.
- Don't forget to subscribe to the ZSL newsletter to get all the latest news, London Zoo voucher codes, events and how to help with conservation.
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Obviously, the zoo offers you the chance to see wild animals up close. They rely on funding from the public and memberships so there are different types of memberships and the option to donate money or adopt an animal.
When you opt for the Gold Membership you will get free entry to both the ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos all year long. With the membership, you know that you are helping protect the animals too and support global conservation.
You will get your exclusive London Zoo discount code and get 10% off on all the animal experiences, 10% off in both the online shop and the Zoo shops and also the restaurants. There is a massive 50% discount off car entry at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and free off-peak parking at ZSL London Zoo.
There are also other discounts on activities for the children, exclusive preview events for new shows and exhibits. You will be the first to hear all the latest wildlife news and there are also member updates to keep you ahead of the crowd. Reference use of the ZSL library is also allowed, the membership is worth it for that alone, there are centuries of research and information there.
You can go for the Silver Membership which gives you free entry to the zoo without the frills, still an amazing deal.
Give the gift of membership and make someone very happy. They will have an entire year of free zoo visits, perfect!
Always wanted to get up close and personal with a penguin? You can meet the colony of Humboldt penguins. This unique Meet the Animals experience is a fantastic gift for anyone, it is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Special VIP access to an area inside Penguin Beach allows the curious penguins to waddle over and say hi.
Adopt an animal and you are helping to keep the zoo going which helps in the conservation of the species. Choose one or all of the six animals available for adoption. There are sloths, elephants, tigers, lions, giraffes and everyone's favourite, penguins.
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Not only is it a great day out but for a great cause! Help save the animals, visit the zoo, adopt or donate!
About ZSL London Zoo
The Zoological Society of London, set up in 1826 by Sir Stamford Raffles and Sir Humphry Davy manages the zoo. London Zoo, sometimes known as Regent's Zoo, is the world's oldest scientific zoo, it first opened on 27 April 1828. Its original purpose was to be used as a collection for scientific study. The animals of the Tower of London menagerie in either 1831 or 1832, were all transferred to the zoo's collection.
The zoo was opened to the public to help raise funds for the upkeep of certain species that otherwise would never have been seen. Animals such as bears, lions, tigers, Arabian oryx, greater kudus, orangutan and the now extinct quagga and thylacine.
There is also Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire which houses the larger animals like rhinos and elephants as it is more spacious. It was not only the first scientific zoo, they also opened the first reptile house in 1849, the first insect house in 1881, the first public aquarium in 1853 and the first children's zoo in 1938.
Fearing that tropical animals would not survive the cold London weather, they were all kept indoors. That changed in 1902 when Dr Peter Chalmers Mitchell was appointed secretary of the Society. He started changing things up and brought many animals out into the open where they not only survived, but they thrived.
When they saw how well the animals did out in nature they realised it was time for a change and bought a new 600-acre park north of London, near Whipsnade village. This became Whipsnade Wild Animal Park and opened in 1931, it was the world's first-ever open-air zoo.
You will find housed there today, over 673 species of animals, with 19,289 individuals, it is one of the largest collections in the United Kingdom.
ZSL relies on 'Fellows' and 'Friends' membership fees, entrance fees and sponsorship as they receive no state funding.