In a yearly tradition, the residents of the London zoo have their height and weight measured -- all 19,000 of them.
The death is the third giant lizard to perish this year at zoo infamous for hundreds of animal deaths.
The four-year-old male, who survived with nothing more than a torn nail, was struck by the vehicle in Queensland, Australia.
With only some 50 left in the wild, the animal faces extinction without captive-breeding programs in zoos.
Experts warn that the weight gain is contributing to infertility, which could be detrimental to the survival of the species in zoos.
Two surviving cubs from May 27 birth finally get their pictures in the media.
Unfortunate keeper hospitalized for three days after drill went awry.
Orphaned black bear turned in by homeowners who found it whimpering outside, alone.
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