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Lambs Play On Children's Roundabout During Coronavirus Lockdown

Dominic Smithers

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Lambs Play On Children's Roundabout During Coronavirus Lockdown

Featured Image Credit: Debbie Ellis

Lambs have been spotted larking about in a playground as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

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With people under strict instructions to stay at home and only go out if they really need to, a herd was caught playing on a roundabout in a park.

And they look like they're having a fantastic time.

The lighthearted clip was filmed by Debbie Ellis, who shared it on her Facebook page with the caption: "On a lighter note the lambs are getting there once a day exercise in."

Since it was posted earlier this week, it has been shared more than 11,000 times and received more than 2,800 comments. Top animal content.

One person wrote: "OMG they look so confused."

A second put: "They're having more fun than me."

While another added: "That's cute af."

The lambs were loving the freedom. Credit: Debbie Ellis
The lambs were loving the freedom. Credit: Debbie Ellis

But this isn't the first example of a some wildlife taking advantage of their newfound freedom.

Last week, footage of goats causing havoc in Llandudno, Wales, was posted on Twitter, with the police having to get involved.

The bizarre clips were shared by photographer Andrew Stuart, who spotted the gang of goats roaming the streets, jumping on walls, munching on hedges, and even making it onto people's roofs.

Posting his initial video of the goats running through the empty Llandudno streets, Andrew wrote: I think I just got a group of goats in Llandudno arrested. Let me explain... first, I saw this from inside a dark pub (the one I live in currently). I thought I was seeing things.

"So I decided to see what was going on. They stopped on Trinity Square, and decided the hedges there looked very tasty (tbf, they probably are if you're a goat.)

"They weren't moving from their midnight feast. And they were probably going to run riot on the town, what with nobody being about due to the lockdown. I also wasn't sure if they were keeping the required 2m apart."

According to the BBC, Town councillor Carol Marubbi commented : "They are curious, goats are, and I think they are wondering what's going on like everybody else."

She added: "There isn't anyone else around so they probably decided they may as well take over."

But they stole the hearts of people online, with thousands sharing the photos and videos.

Posting their own snap of them chilling on some grass, one person wrote: "The Great Orme goats have reclaimed Llandudno! Long live our caprine overlords!"

Let's all bring some positivity, support and fun to anyone who might find themselves in isolation as a result of the coronavirus spread. Need some entertainment? Join Isolation Nation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/coronasupport/

Topics: UK News, Interesting, Coronavirus

Dominic Smithers
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