Marwell Zoo's annual animal count by Morten Watkins (7 images)

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Zookeepers are beginning their exhausting annual animal count which will see thousands of creatures - from tiny insects to amur tigers - tallied up. The annual event is part of Marwell Zoo's license and will see keepers count more than 2,000 animals across more than 140 species.

Led by animal registrar Debbie Pearson, the end-of-year animal audit takes keepers about a week to complete. The information collected, which includes births and deaths as well as arrivals and departures...
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