London Zoo launches its trickiest annual task – the weigh-in

A porcupine stands on scales as zookeeper Chelsea Reid-Johnson poses during the annual weigh-in at London Zoo, London, Britain, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Bullfrogs, pythons and penguins were among creatures being coaxed onto the scales at London Zoo this week for the annual check on their weight and size. The check-up allows keepers to assess the animals’ general health, find out about pregnancies, when they are about to moult, and help to administer medicines according […]

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