London zookeepers have given Trigger the Alpaca a lockdown haircut to keep him cool during the recent heatwave.

The zoo, which remains closed to the public during the Covid-19 pandemic, shared images of the alpaca getting his fleece slimmed down.

Credit: ZSL London Zoo

Zoos are among the businesses currently not allowed to open to the public because of the pandemic.

Credit: ZSL London Zoo

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