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Killer whales declare war on Spanish fishing boats

And other stories from the stranger side of life

Killer whales have declared war on Spanish fishing boats. Since July, there have been at least 30 attacks on small boats in which the mammals ram the vessels. Most have taken place off Spain’s north-west coast, but some were rammed by the mammals in the Straits of Gibraltar and five ships were attacked in Portuguese waters. A woman who was onboard one of the ships said that the attack felt “totally orchestrated”.

Labrador puppy picks up sex toy during walk 

A dog owner was embarrassed when the pet she was walking found a sex toy. Klara Robson was walking a labrador named Charlie and thought he was playing with a stick. Thinking he looked happy, she took a photo to send to the dog’s owner. It was only then she realised that the one-year-old pup had actually found a sex toy and was carrying it around in his mouth.

Baby boy delivered in mid-air 

A passenger has given birth prematurely to a baby boy on a flight in India. Flight attendants helped deliver the infant during a flight last week IndiGo flight from Delhi to Bengaluru. The crew have been praised for their “amazing team work”. They were were assisted by a senior gynaecologist who was, luckily, on the flight. “Thank you God and entire @IndiGo6E crew,” tweeted one passenger.

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