Seagull turns orange after fall into tikka masala curry

  • 10 June 2016
The seagull after it had fallen into the vat of chicken tikka masala Image copyright Vale Wildlife Hospital

A seagull has turned bright orange after falling into a curry.

The bird fell into a container of chicken tikka masala while trying to get a piece of meat from a factory bin.

The seagull was rescued by workers at the factory in Wales and taken to a wildlife hospital.

Staff at the centre used washing up liquid to clean the gull's feathers.

Image copyright Vale Wildlife Hospital
Image caption Good as new - the bird after being cleaned up

They managed to get him back to his original white colour but have not been able to wash away the smell.

Lucy Kells who is a veterinary nurse said: "He really surprised everyone here - we had never seen anything like it before.

"The thing that shocked us the most was the smell. He smelled amazing, he really smelled good."

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