Geronimo the alpaca killed by government vets

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Geronimo the alpaca has been killed by government vets “to prevent the spread of disease”, despite a lengthy legal battle to save his life.

The animal was put down after being taken from its farm in Gloucestershire, days before a destruction warrant ordering its death was due to expire on 4 September.

The alpaca had twice tested positive for bovine TB, but his owner claims the testing process was flawed and Geronimo was a “healthy, happy animal”.

Sky’s Dan Whitehead reports from Gloucestershire.

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