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Annual weigh-in for animals at Whipsnade Zoo

Keepers at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have their work cut out today as it's their annual animal weigh in.

Hundreds of animals will be sized up so staff can keep track of the animal's progress.

Hundreds of creatures at the zoo will be weighed. Credit: ITV Anglia.
Some animals are more easy to weigh than others... Credit: ITV Anglia.
Not all the animals are cute and cuddly. Here 'Twiggy' takes his turn. Credit: ITV Anglia.

The statistics are logged into an international database and shared with zoos around the world.