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Tinder-inspired app sees farmers match cows

And other stories from the stranger side of life

Farmers are using an app inspired by Tinder to match up potential partners for their cattle. The app, called Tudder, sees farmers swipe through photos - right for yes and left for no - until they find a match. “Matching livestock online is even easier than it is to match humans,” said a spokesman.

Cops tweet video of ‘UFO’ 

Police in Australia have posted a video seemingly showing a UFO that appeared in the sky during a thunderstorm. The 15-second footage features a spark of lightning revealing an unidentified object emerging from the clouds. Broome Police said: “After reviewing CCTV at town beach of last night's storm, it appears we were not alone.”

Black dog discovers neighbour’s pink dildo 

A black Labrador caused embarrassment when it tore open a parcel meant for a neighbour to reveal a six-inch sex toy. Lee Edwards took the package in for a neighbour and tucked it behind the door, only to later find his dog Bonnie playing with the pink dildo. Edwards says that when the neighbour came round and learned her parcel had already been opened she “ran off to her car".

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