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Man takes goldfish for walk to exploit lockdown rule

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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A man in Spain took his goldfish for a walk during lockdown, seemingly to exploit a rule that allows people to take their pets out for a stroll. The unidentified pet owner was spotted sitting on a bench, with his aquatic pal inside a bowl, in Logrono, northern Spain.

Idaho men break beach ball world record  

Two men in Idaho men say they have broken a Guinness World Record after managing the most beach ball passes in 30 seconds: 84. David Rush, who has broken more than 100 Guinness World Records, said he and “quarantine buddy,” Jonathan Hannon took on the beach ball challenge as part of a "hallway series" of record attempts.

Fire crew rescues donkey stuck in kettle 

Firefighters have come to the rescue of a donkey that stepped into a kettle. North Yorkshire Fire Services said: “Our crew from Whitby rescued a donkey called Daniel who had got his hoof stuck in a kettle. Crews used pliers to release Daniel's hoof and left him with his owner.”

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