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Adorable Zoo Animals at Annual Weigh-In [PHOTOS]

Catch a glimpse of these adorable zoo animals being weighed, measured for the zoo’s annual weigh-in in London, England.

The height and weight of all 16,000 zoo animals are recorded yearly, and the measurements are added to the Zoological Information Management System so that zoologists can use the information to compare stats on thousands of endangered species.

Zookeeper Vicky Fyson, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a penguin during the zoo's annual weigh-in. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Zookeeper Vicky Fyson, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a penguin during the zoo's annual weigh-in. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

 

Zookeeper Vicky Fyson, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a penguin during the zoo's annual weigh-in. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Zookeeper Vicky Fyson, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures penguins during the zoo's annual weigh-in. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
A zookeeper at ZSL London Zoo prepares to weigh and measure the giraffes during the zoo's annual weigh-in in London, England.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
A zookeeper at ZSL London Zoo prepares to weigh and measure the giraffes during the zoo's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Meerkats are weighed and measured during the ZSL London Zoo 's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Meerkats are weighed and measured during the ZSL London Zoo 's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Meerkats are weighed and measured during the ZSL London Zoo 's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Meerkats are weighed and measured during the ZSL London Zoo 's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Meerkats are weighed and measured during the ZSL London Zoo 's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Meerkats are weighed and measured during the ZSL London Zoo 's annual weigh-in in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Zookeeper Grant Kother, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a giant tortoise. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Zookeeper Grant Kother, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a giant tortoise. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Zookeeper Grant Kother, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a giant tortoise. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
Zookeeper Grant Kother, at ZSL London Zoo, weighs and measures a giant tortoise. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
'Elton' the spectacled owl.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
'Elton' the spectacled owl. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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