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Dietmar The German Stork Has A Wooden Leg

Wood you believe itDIETMAR is the world’s first stork to feature a wooden leg.

Dietmar Stork lost his leg in a collision with a slow moving power cable. He was taken to a bird sanctuary in Saxony, Germany, and fitted with a £1,000 prosthetic limb. A worker there tells us:

“He gets on very well in the sanctuary with his new leg but he can’t live in the wild any more so he’s here with us for the rest of his days.”

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Posted: 26th, November 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comments (3)