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Jesus ‘returns as a shark’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A shark

People are claiming that Jesus has returned in the form of a shark. A baby shark, named Ispera, was born in the Acquario di Cala Gonone aquarium in Sardinia, Italy, in an all-female tank. The mother had spent ten years living in a tank with one other female when she miraculously gave birth. Scientists have dubbed the event as a “rare virgin birth”. A Facebook wrote: “All hail Shark Jesus.”

Dog upends BBC presenter on air

A BBC Weather presenter took a tumble on live TV when a guide dog went astray. Carol Kirkwood was kneeling down beside Flash at the Chelsea Flower Show when the Labrador tugged her over with her lead. After quipping “Kirkwood down”, BBC Breakfast presenters Dan Walker and Sally Nugent checked Carol was unharmed.

Man has largest collection of Cars merchandise

Jorge Arias has won a place in the Guinness World Records 2022 with his collection of Cars memorabilia. The Mexican dad loved the Disney movie so much he decided to start his collection. With a total of 1,200 items, he is still looking to expand his haul. “I am very happy and proud,” he said. “Never in my life did it cross my mind that I would be awarded a Guinness World Records title.”

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