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My Goodness, My GUINNESS — Ostrich

Several members of the public wrote to point out that if the ostrich had drunk the pint, the glass would have been the other way up. Gilroy claimed the ostrich had been trying to balance the glass on its beak (copying the sea lion’s balancing act) when it had slipped…

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