Bristol Zoo is carrying out its annual census of animals.
The stock-take involves counting all 400 species in the zoo from gorillas to insects - it has the potential to be a nightmare for zookeepers, the most challenging part of the audit is apparently counting more than 700 birds.
Tanya Mercer has been at the zoo this morning and sends this report:
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It's a pretty rather start to the final month of 2015.