Over 700 species counted as London Zoo’s annual census begins

With clipboards, calculators and cameras, zookeepers took a record of all the creatures living at ZSL London Zoo as the annual census began on Thursday. Caring for more than 700 different species, they faced the challenging task of tallying up every mammal, bird, reptile, fish and invertebrate at the Zoo, as 2018 saw the arrival of many new species. The annual audit takes zookeepers almost a... Еще week to be completed, while all the information collected is shared with other zoos around the world via a database called Species360, as a tool to manage the worldwide conservation breeding programmes for endangered animals.

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