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Australia jabs koalas against chlamydia

And other stories from the stranger side of life

Australia is rolling out a chlamydia vaccination programme for koalas in the country. Some 400 bears will be jabbed as part of a trial, and researchers told Reuters that they hope the vaccine will help the animals survive longer as a species. Although the disease is often sexually transmitted, it can be transmitted from mothers to their babies as well.

Woman breastfeeds her boyfriend

A mum-of-two says she breastfeeds her boyfriend. Lana Michaels, a former teacher, said she missed breastfeeding her children after they grew up and instead now puts her boyfriend, Shawn, on the tit. “I liked the idea of breastfeeding with Shawn,” she told Channel 4, explaining that it creates “physical energy” before sex. She restarts her milk by taking herbal supplements.

Canon sued over ink issue

Canon USA is being sued for not allowing owners of printers to use the scanner or faxing functions if they run out of ink. David Leacraft filed the class action lawsuit alleging unjust enrichment by the printer manufacturer. The livid litigant pointed out that as ink is not necessary to perform scans or faxes, the features should continue to work even if there is no ink in the device. The lawsuit seeks at least $5m (£3.63m) in damages and costs.

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