Canary with blond hair named after Boris Johnson

    The RSPCA is hoping to find the owner of the canary

    A canary found flying loose in a Plymouth park has been named 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 3rd August by a member of the public.

    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.”

    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.

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