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Appeal to name police puppies

Two puppies will soon be joining Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire Police forces this week.

They are yet to be named and the forces are asking the public to help name them.

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Police appeal after cat's leg is amputated after being hit by pellet

Derbyshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a cat was shot with a pellet in New Mills.

Credit: ANDERS WIKLUND / SCANPIX / TT News Agency/Press Association Image

The cat’s owner, who lives on Low Leighton Road, called police after their pet returned home at around midnight on 13 May with a damaged leg.

The incident is believed to have taken place sometime between 9.30pm and midnight.

On examination by a vet it was found that the cat had been shot with a pellet believed to be from an air weapon. Later the cat’s leg had to be amputated due to the severity of the injury.

Officers are urging anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area, or anyone with information relating to the attack, to get in touch.

Anyone with any information about the incident should call PC John Nixon on 101 quoting crime number 21548/16, or by sending him a message online by visiting the Contact section of their website here.

American Falcon found in Staffordshire

A falcon, similar to the one pictured was found in Staffordshire last night Credit: PA

Police are appealing to find the owners of a falcon that was found in a street.

The large bird of prey was found on Rough Close by a member of the public just after 7.30pm last night.

A local Bird sanctuary was contacted and they are assisting us with our enquiries to re-unite the bird with its owner.

If you have lost a bird of prey or know of anyone who might have lost one please call Staffordshire Police on 101.

Baby rhino comes face to face with giraffe

Baby rhino comes face to face with giraffe Credit: West Midland Safari Park

Baby white rhino, Ekozu, has been busy meeting some of West Midland Safari Park’s larger and very inquisitive inhabitants.

Baby rhino comes face to face with giraffe Credit: West Midland Safari Park

Now at two months old, both mum and baby have been exploring every corner of the African section of the four-mile drive-through safari in Worcestershire.

Baby rhino comes face to face with giraffe Credit: West Midland Safari Park

Naturally, this meant bumping into a variety of very curious animals. This included a female giraffe, Faida, and Congo buffalo.

As you can tell, he seemed to enjoy himself!

Baby rhino comes face to face with giraffe Credit: West Midland Safari Park

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