RZSS Media Centre

Welcome to the media centre for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.

Here you can find out about the history of RZSS, our mission and the work we do at Edinburgh Zoo, the Highland Wildlife Park and our conservation projects in Scotland and around the world. You can also read our latest press releases.

To get in touch with our PR team please email comms@rzss.org.uk or telephone 0131 314 0383


Red panda pair settle into new pad

24/04/2017 in Edinburgh Zoo

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo’s resident red pandas have moved in together thanks to support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery.


Rare Leopards are out of sight at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

22/04/2017 in Highland Wildlife Park

Keepers at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park are excited to unveil the work they have been doing behind the scenes to help the rarest big cat in the world, the Amur leopard, in time for Earth Day on the 22nd April. Construction recently finished on a very large facility that encloses a wonderful portion of natural Highland habitat that despite its high profile inhabitants, will not be on show to visitors.


Sir David Attenborough helps bring RZSS armadillo project to life on screen

07/04/2017 in RZSS

The award-winning conservation and education work carried out by RZSS’s Conservation Project Manager, Arnaud Desbiez, and his team is being highlighted in an upcoming BBC television documentary called Hotel Armadillo. The Natural World documentary, which is narrated by Sir David Attenborough, is due to air on Friday 7 April at 9pm on BBC2.

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