They make a long list.

Do you like to make lists? Workers at the London Zoo do.

They make a list of all the zoo’s animals. It is very long. Why? Thousands of animals live at the zoo.


READ MORE: The London Zoo counts its animals every year. Zookeepers need to keep track. How many animals are there? Are they healthy? The zoo’s two camels are Noemie and Genghis. They are easy to count. How do the workers count scurrying spiders and wiggly worms? They take pictures. The zoo count is a census for animals. A census is an official count. Moses obeyed God’s command in Numbers 26:2. God said, “Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel.”