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Army wages war on seagulls at a Jersey wildlife park

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A troop of soldiers has been drafted into a wildlife park in Jersey to help protect visitors from nuisance seagulls.
Twenty soldiers from the Royal Wessex Yeomanry spent a day at Durrell Wildlife Park building a seagull-proof roof on the Dodo restaurant terrace.
Large wooden supports were installed and an overhead net fitted to prevent hungry gulls from bothering diners.
A spokesman for the park said that the birds had been a pest.

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