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Owner of Maryculter 'bus stop cockerel' sought

The cockerel Image copyright Scottish SPCA
Image caption The cockerel has been named Decker

The owner of a cockerel found at a bus stop in an Aberdeen suburb is being sought by the Scottish SPCA.

A member of the public spotted the bird in Maryculter and took it to the animal rescue centre in Drumoak, where the name Decker was chosen.

Centre manager Graeme Innes said: "It's possible he has strayed from home or he could have been abandoned.

"Although he appears confident, he can be a little nervous and isn't used to being handled."

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