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London Zoo seeking donations to safeguard animals

Reuters Wednesday, 25 March 2020
The world's oldest zoo is shut to the public for the first time since World War Two as London locks down because of the coronavirus pandemic, but for the roughly 18,000 animals housed there life, if a little quieter, must go on as normal.
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