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    15 Delightful Photos Of The London Zoo Weigh-In

    These pictures are so, so, so cute.

    1. London Zoo weighs all of its animals once a year.

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    Here are some flamingos getting ready.

    2. It's a really big job because there are 19,000 animals at the zoo.

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    This python weighs 600g.

    3. Some animals are so small that they sit on a spoon to get weighed.

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    Like this 40g waxy monkey frog.

    4. Or on a teeny, tiny set of scales.

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    Like this 400g African bull frog.

    5. But others are really big.

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    Like giraffes.

    6. Sometimes, when they're weighing animals, the zoo keepers stop to give them a hug.

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    This is Vicky hugging a penguin.

    7. And they sometimes give their animals tasty snacks. Jae Jae the Sumatran tiger likes horse meat.

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    8. This meerkat was hungry too.

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    9. But as soon as he'd eaten, he got weighed.

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    10. Other animals are happy to cooperate without food-based bribes. Like this super cute giant tortoise.

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    11. Tawny owls look really cute when they're being weighed. This one's called Alberta.

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    Alberta weighs 444g.

    12. So do spectacled owls like Elton.

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    13. Actually, so do Bactrian camels. This one's called Noemie.

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    She's 625kg.

    14. But this is the best animal of them all.

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    15. She's called Tammy. She's a South American Tamandua and weighs 6.8kg.

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    Hi Tammy!

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