All photos of London Zoo dated 2015-2016 are the actual ones and were taken with iPhone 5s.London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on April 27, 1828. The zoo is sometimes called Regent's Zoo. It is managed under the aegis of the Zoological Society of London (established in 1826).
ZSL London Zoo is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.
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Land of the Lions opened in spring 2016 by HM Queen Elizabeth II at ZSL London Zoo and provides state-of-the-art facilities for a breeding group of endangered Asiatic lions, of which only 400 remain in the wild. The enclosure is 2,500 square metres (27,000 square feet) in size, and designed to resemble the Gir Forest National Park in India. The exhibit is also home to a troop of Hanuman langurs also a band of dwarf mongoose and shows how the lions' natural habitat overlaps with the local urban environments.