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As lockdown looms, a woman walks her giraffe to bring a little joy to Manchester.

By philtaylorphoto  
As Manchester faces a Tier 3 lockdown, a woman brings her wooden giraffe to Manchester, and takes it for a walk round town on a lead.

When, during early lockdown people were putting teddy bears in gardens for children to spot on walks, she put a wooden giraffe there.

Grace the Giraffe even has her Facebook page, and owner Gill Murray has even been known to take her for a pint down her local.

Tags: Photo journalism Giraffe Manchester city centre Coronavirus Tier 3

Voters: sawsengee, bluesandtwos, mrswoolybill and 19 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2457 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2020 7:54AM
Perfectly normal behaviour in abnormal times.
DaveRyder Plus
7 5.7k 13 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2020 8:12AM
Bringing a smile to peoples faces - valuable ability.
I like the use of short focal length too.
21 Oct 2020 9:47AM
Love it, thank's for sharing!
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
21 Oct 2020 1:24PM
What a fun lady. Looks like her pj bottoms around her neck.
dudler Plus
18 1.7k 1877 England
21 Oct 2020 4:01PM
I remember when the Monster Raving Loony Party wanted to put Parliament on wheels and move it round the country. Somehow, that appeals just now.
philtaylorphoto 20 334 2
21 Oct 2020 7:33PM
Well, it seems to have ticked folk here, but the agency didn't put it out, and the Mail just gave it a thumbs down.

On the plus side I had two in Sun Online yesterday, and one in the Guardian print edition, and one in the Mail from a court trial..

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