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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is one of Europe's largest wildlife conservation parks. Set in 600 acres of beautiful parkland on the Chiltern Hills, the zoo is home to more than 2,500 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild. It is run by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) - an international scientific, conservation and educational charity whose key role is the conservation of animals and their habitats. ZSL is actively involved in field conservation in over 50 countries worldwide.

Did you know?

Most important food chain link

Every day blue tits and house martins feed their young several times their own body weight in insects.

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