London Zoo’s animals, from tarantulas to tigers, get their annual weigh-in – The Durango Herald

LONDON (AP) — Staff at London Zoo got the measure of giant gorillas, plump penguins and skinny stick insects at the zoo’s annual animal weigh-in on Thursday. Zookeepers tempted squirrel monkeys onto scales, totted up tarantulas and used a curry-scented measuring stick to coax Sumatran tigers to stretch out. Staff at the zoo, which is […]

South London farm needs £25k to replace life-saving animal ambulance that’s not ULEZ compliant

An animal rescue centre in South London is trying to raise £25,000 for a new animal ambulance, as their current van will see them being charged £12.50 a day to use under Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) regulations. Foal Farm, which stands for Friends of Animal League, has started a campaign to raise funds for […]

heston blumenthal: Animal Rebellion activists dragged out of London’s Heston Blumenthal restaurant. Here’s what happened

Animal Rebellion protesters were thrown out of the Heston Blumenthal restaurant in Knightsbridge after the group arrived at the eatery to “occupy the venue.” The protesters said they targeted that restaurant because it exemplified the broken system. Earlier, members of Animal Rebellion had attacked House of Tides, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Newcastle, and warned of […]

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