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Geronimo: UK government kills alpaca after owner losses battle to save him

The alpaca who tested positive for bovine tuberculosis twice, and was on a death row in the UK was killed. The Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) ordered Geronimo to be euthanized. Owner Helen Macdonald disputed the results and mounted several High Court challenges to save him. “I am absolutely disgusted by this […]

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Woman loses High Court bid to save her Alpaca from being slaughtered

An alpaca is set to be slaughtered after his owner lost a High Court bid to save him. Geronimo, the animal twice tested positive for bovine tuberculosis and, as a result, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has ordered its destruction. His owner Helen Macdonald, who owns a farm at Wickwar, South […]