PHOTOS: How many animals live at the London Zoo?

Jae Jae the Sumatran tiger stands near a sign during a photo shoot to publicize the annual census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)

Zookeepers have begun the task of counting up how many animals live at the London Zoo.

The yearly stock-taking sees staff at the Zoological Society of London facility work through all the herds and packs and flocks, from tigers and penguins to jellyfish. (AP)

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A zookeeper with two Bactrian camels at the annual census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
A zookeeper counts black-capped squirrel monkeys playing with an abacus at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
A zookeeper with pygmy goats during the annual animal census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
A rather large pygmy goat licks a staff member at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
Black-capped squirrel monkeys play on ropes during the annual animal census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
Jae Jae, right, and Melati, the Sumatran tigers, walk near a sign bearing their names during the annual animal census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
Magnificent flower beetles cooperate with the count during the annual animal census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
A squirrel monkey helps out visitors during the annual animal census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matthew Chattle /Barcroft/Getty Images)
A golden silk orb-weaver spider is counted during the annual animal census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images)
A zookeeper counts Bactrian camels during the annual census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
Jae Jae the Sumatran tiger tries to get to food hidden behind a sign during the annual census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
A zookeeper entices Humboldt penguins during the annual census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
Bactrian camels during check out a staff member during the annual census at the London Zoo in London on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)
A zookeeper counts Humboldt penguins from an underwater viewing spot during the annual census at the London Zoo on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo: Matt Dunham/AP)

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