Usually I post something Fortean for my ‘on this day’ bit, or at least something a bit scifi, but not today… On this day in 1990 Nelson Mandela was released from prison in South Africa. I met Nelson in Cardiff 8 years later and he was a thoroughly decent chap.
And now, the news:
Image shows 'monkey' roaming Darwin
Locked in with 48 tigers
'Alien' fish found in cave lake
Dentist fixes eagle's broken beak
Lynx provides luge with animal magic
New Zealanders overwhelmed by cow explosion as sheep plummet
Hong Kong dieters warned over swallowing parasitic worms
Broadcaster fined over killing a rat on TV show
Cat owners are more intelligent than dog owners
Cat’s an interesting story.