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This Zoo's Animal Weigh-In Is The Most Fun Anyone Has Had With A Scale In Ages


Every year, the ZSL London Zoo has to weigh and measure 20,166 animals, from giant gorilla to tiny tree frog. The BBC reports that ZSL's zoological manager Mark Habben said it's an important way to keep track of an animal's general health.

It's difficult to imagine that weighing all of these animals is an easy task, imagine a Gorilla complying with your every request? It's difficult enough to get a toddler to take medicine, let alone getting a gigantic ape to hold still while standing on an enormous scale.