Gorillas 'celebrate' ahead of London Zoo reopening

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Published on June 14, 2020 - Duration: 00:59s

Gorillas 'celebrate' ahead of London Zoo reopening

Closed nearly three months ago amid the UK's COVID-19 epidemic, London Zoo held a mini celebration for its gorillas on Sunday, as it prepares to reopen on Monday.

Gorillas 'celebrate' ahead of London Zoo reopening

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday (June 10) that zoos, safari parks, drive-in cinemas and non-essential retailers could reopen from June 15, albeit with strict rules about the need for social distancing.

The zoo has provided additional hand-washing and sanitizer stations and has laid out two meter markings on the floor.

The zoo says its conservation work has been jeopardized as it relies heavily on ticket sales.

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