Red Pandas at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo? Checked.

ashi Nilo Red Pandas ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Annual Stocktake

Photo: ZSL – Zoological Society of London

At ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the largest zoo in the United Kingdom, work has begun to determine the current animal population.

Photo: ZSL – Zoological Society of London

The annual census is required for zoo licensing. This year it is being conducted for the first time during a lockdown.

Photo: ZSL – Zoological Society of London

The zoo is home to nearly 4,000 animals and 280 species – including Red Pandas. One “new arrival” last year was Nilo. Its mother is the female Red Panda Tashi.