Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

You Cannot Resist This: The London Zoo Counts Its Animals For A Census

  1. Begin
    zoo-census-opne

    257

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    It's time to line up your otters, put all your frogs in one place, and make sure every black-capped Bolivian squirrel monkey is present and accounted for — that's right, the London Zoo's annual census is in full swing.

    For the next five days, zookeepers will catalogue every meerkat, sort every spider, and take ant population approximations to confirm the presence of every animal living under its care. Sure, this is a publicity stunt. But it's an awesome publicity stunt that actually does find out which creatures have gone missing, passed away, or been born in the last year.

    And even more importantly, it's darn cute. You can see the census in action for yourself until Thursday, or just click through our adorable slideshow of the counting in progress. Oh, and if you notice any missing penguins, please inform us immediately. (Guardian UK)

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

Art Deco-Inspired Jewels To Love Forever

Art Deco jewelry is unlike anything that came before it in history — loud, geometric, and forward. "A heady, celebratory air flowed through Europe and America after the end of the first World War," explains Doyle & Doyle founder Elizabeth Doyle. "Artists [of all kinds] strove to create a new vocabulary of design, read

Shopping

17 Under-$100 Everyday Pieces From Aritzia

We practically peruse Aritzia’s site every day — we can’t get enough of the cool and easy pieces, each just waiting to become wardrobe staples. While the store's price points certainly have some range, there are a ton of affordable finds that are worth a thorough look-see, too. To save you time scrolling read