ZSL London Zoo is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It’s long history has led to it being one of the largest collectors of animals in the UK, with over 17,000 animals and 756 individual species! The zoo keepers at London Zoo really have to know their stuff! If you’d love to go behind the scenes and see what their work really involves, well you can, as they offer this intensely interesting and exciting ‘Zoo Keeper for a Day’ experience:
A once in a lifetime experience! Get a unique insight into a day in the life of a zoo keeper at a world famous zoo. This is a hands on day, with all of your favourite animals, helping to feed and care for them.
Visit London Zoo for an exciting day out with your family! London Zoo is the oldest scientific zoo in the world, and home to over 17,000 animals & 750 species so there is absolutely heaps to do and see!
Your child will definitely love this day out at London Zoo and so will the grown ups! There is so much to see & do at the zoo, with over 750 species of animals, daily demonstrations & lots, lots more!
Who said zoos were just for kids? Any animal lover will totally enjoy this day out at the world’s oldest scientific zoo. Don’t miss the all of the daily talks, demonstrations and feeding times for the animals!
Owned by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), ZSL London Zoo is one of the world’s most famous zoos. One reason for its fame is that it is the world’s oldest scientific zoo and first opened in 1828, and to the public in 1847.
It is home to over 17,000 animals and 750 species, including primates, big cats, penguins, hippos, giraffes, birds and so much more. It currently has 18 animal specific shows on during the day, and is open every day of the year except Christmas day.
It has a cafe, kiosk and restaurant so visitors never need to go hungry. An awesome place to immerse yourself in a zoo keeping experience!
The zoo is located in Regent’s Park, London and is a 20 minute walk from Regent’s Park Station, a 15 minute walk from Camden Station and can be accessed by the 274 Bus from Baker Street Station (or a 30 minute walk). It can also be accessed via the Regent’s Park Tube station (Bakerloo Line) or Baker Street Station (Jubilee, Bakerloo & Metropolitan lines).