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Fire Shutters London Zoo And Kills At Least One Animal

One aardvark died and several meerkats were missing after the blaze broke out Saturday. Several members of the zoo staff were treated for smoke inhalation after coming to the rescue of the animals.

When a fire broke out around 6 a.m. local time Saturday at the ZSL London Zoo, keepers living on-site moved quickly to evacuate the animals' enclosures, moving them to safety before firefighters' arrival, according to the zoo.

Despite their efforts,

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