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London Zoo's Animals Are Weighed - in Pictures


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pictures, protection )

Cher
- 404 days ago - theguardian.com
Every year the height and weight of the more than 16,000 animals in London zoo are recorded and collated in the Zoological Information Management System, so zoologists can compare information on thousands of endangered species



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Comments

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 8:55 am
I never gave a thought how this is done; very interesting.
 

Julie E. (351)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 10:48 am
lol I enjoyed the photo's.
 

GGmaSheila D. (170)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 11:19 am
Noted with thanks for thes photos. Agree, never thouht about how you'd weigh a lion or cheetah, etc. My favorite has to be that first photo of the owl, acting like if I don't look then nothitng bad will happen.
 

Dianne D. (463)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 12:38 pm
Interesting.
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 1:45 pm
Wonder if that tiger was named after our Jae?
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 4:32 pm
Noted ... really enjoyed seeing the photos and the different methods that are used by the zoo.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 5:48 pm
Very interesting article.
 

Birgitta S. (235)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 10:25 pm
Yes, Interesting.... never thought ab this.
All pics saved.
for some reason: the bullfrog "took" my heart; but the Sumatran Tiger (of course) the Most... Loveble & Loveble. How could "they" manage to weigh Him/She???? Loving Amazing Tigers Muchas.
Thank you, Cher ~~ xOxOxO
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (260)
Friday August 23, 2013, 12:29 am
Cool and they all seem to be enjoying it thx for this delightful info
 

Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Friday August 23, 2013, 2:40 am
Most interesting. Thanks a lot.
 

Julie W. (21)
Friday August 23, 2013, 2:47 am
I wanted to see how they weighed a hippopotamus!
 

Michela m. (3946)
Friday August 23, 2013, 5:01 am
noted
 

Ruth S. (304)
Friday August 23, 2013, 6:25 am
I hate seeing animals in zoos!
 

PrimaSICK B. (1278)
Friday August 23, 2013, 6:52 am
I saw this on Tv how they were figuring out ways to weigh all the animals and the (I'm not sure?) one in the photo.

I don't like zoos either. No exception. Only sanctuaries for animals ,act..that cannot survive on their own or need help getting back into their world. It was interesting watching to see how they were weighing the animals, etc... but I watched probably 2 minutes of it last night on TV.

Thank You for the post.
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (51)
Friday August 23, 2013, 2:08 pm
Amazing pictures,thanks for sharing
 

Winn Adams (192)
Friday August 23, 2013, 5:52 pm
Thanks! for the photos.
 

Sara P. (57)
Tuesday August 27, 2013, 10:53 am
That's interesting! Thanks Cher.
 

Maria AWAY S. (102)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 2:22 am
Very interesting. Thanks Cher!
 

Jav R. (0)
Sunday November 3, 2013, 4:34 pm
Gracias
 
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