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Budgie with bouffant hair-do nicknamed after Boris Johnson

The RSPCA is on the hunt for an owner for Boris the Budgie Credit: RSPCA

The RSPCA has named a canary found in a Plymouth Park after the new Prime Minister because of his bouffant of blond hair!

The yellow canary was found flying loose in a park near Farm Lane on Saturday (3 August).

RSPCA animal collection officer Megan Higgins said:

The woman spotted the little canary and a budgie flying around the local park and knew they must be lost pets as they both had rings on their legs.

She managed to catch the birds and took them home before calling us in.

The budgie’s owner was quickly tracked down and reunited with their missing pet but, unfortunately, we’ve not been able to trace this sweet little canary’s owner.

– Megan Higgins
His bold bouffant reminded staff of the Prime Minister Credit: RSPCA

The little bird - with his tufty blond hair - reminded staff at the RSPCA’s Little Valley Animal Centre, in Exeter, of new Prime Minister Boris Johnson so they’ve nicknamed him Boris.

The RSPCA is now hoping to trace his owner so he can be returned home.