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Pub Donkey

Jim is a particularly obstinate customer at the Shutter Inn at Gotherington, drinking five gallons a day from a bucket - he doesn't even pay!

News 1975 4 mins

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This doesn't look like a particularly great idea but apparently the local vet said it was alright - Jim the donkey is a regular at the Shutter Inn at Gotherington in Gloucestershire. He takes his beer in a bucket and he needs a decent amount of it to wash down the four packets of a 'well known brand of mints' that he's also guzzling. Chris Tarrant reports for ATV Today on what must have been another quiet news day in the Midlands.