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 zooLondon Zoo employees will have their hands full the next few weeks with thousands of critters.

The zoo is rounding up the more than 17,000 animals for a required census.

From owls to otters to penguins to pythons, it will not be an easy task for zoo keepers.

But thanks to microchips in most of the animals it will be a little less daunting.

The final count is used for breeding programs for endangered animals.