Saturday, 24 September 2016

God's weird county: a pelican skeleton, a 6ft 8ins barman and a 37-mile 'wheelie'-Odd news from across Yorkshire

A pelican skeleton being auctioned by Tennantsn God’s own county you can be sure of weird and wonderful news.
In Leyburn, North Yorkshire, a sale of taxidermy and natural history specimens on October 12 includes oddities such as a pelican skeleton which was used as a prop in the film Nanny McPhee.
Among the 250 lots are a hippo, wallaby, duck-billed platypus and a three-legged mallard duck.
Other quirky lots to look out for include the skin of an African rock python, the skull of a giraffe, and a pair of French lop rabbits said to be ‘boxing one another.’read more

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