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Raw chicken ‘teddy bear’ pulled from Facebook

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A Facebook marketplace advertisement for a teddy bear stitched together using raw chicken has been removed from the site. The bears were described as “edible and can be cooked” and as a “great family activity, and cost $35 – or $25 each if the buyer supplied their own chicken.

Idaho neighbourhood invaded by goats

Residents of a neighbourhood in Boise, Idaho, got a rude shock when a herd of more than 100 goats swarmed the streets. The goats destroyed the gardens and lawns of dozens of homes for two hours before the company that owns them, We Rent Goats, arrived and managed to herd the animals into a truck.

‘Fake blind man’ arrested for groping shop assistant

A 33-year-old Japanese man has been arrested, after he entered a Tokyo department store and pretended to be blind. The man reportedly asked a shop assistant to lead him to the bathroom, before he stumbled to the floor and groped the woman’s breasts as she helped him to his feet. The man then fled, but was tracked down by police.

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