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The animal weigh-in

Penguins are weighed by a zookeeper during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo in London, Britain August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Penguins are weighed by a zookeeper during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo in London, Britain August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Penguins are weighed by a zookeeper during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo in London, Britain August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A West African giant land snail can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A West African giant land snail can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A West African giant land snail can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A Giant Asian stick insect can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A Giant Asian stick insect can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A Giant Asian stick insect can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Squirrel monkeys can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A zookeeper measures Giraffes with a ruler during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A zookeeper measures Giraffes with a ruler during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A zookeeper measures Giraffes with a ruler during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A West African giant land snail can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A West African giant land snail can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A West African giant land snail can be seen during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A zookeeper weighs Meerkats during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A zookeeper weighs Meerkats during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

A zookeeper weighs Meerkats during the annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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