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09:36 UK time, Friday, 13 August 2010

strong>"Dogs are far more dangerous" - Russell Burt, who's been banned from walking his owls by Plymouth City Council.

The 74 year old has seven owls who he likes to take out for walks in his home town of Plympton, Devon. But he has now been banned by the council for health and safety reasons. He says he is "upset and angry". The council says it is concerned about the birds and also the public. "There are safety issues for the public around a large, spooked bird of prey running amok on a highway," said a spokeswoman.

More details (The Express)

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