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.
LONDON: From an advent calendar filled with Brussels sprouts to breakfast served in a stocking, animals at London Zoo got an early taste of Christmas on Thursday. Keepers served the sprouts, a popular side dish on festive tables in Britain, to the zoo’s western lowland gorillas. Bactrian camels Genghis and Noemi got their breakfast of hay in a large red stocking while Asiatic lionesses Indi, Heidi and Rubi woke up to their own version of a Christmas pudding - a cinnamon and nutmeg-scented ball. “Big cats ...…