This is the moment a young man walks a chicken on the end of a lead outside a busy store during COVID-19 lockdown.
The incident was filmed in the village of Slobozhanske located in the east-central Ukrainian region of Dnipropetrobsk Oblast and the footage has been viewed 90,000 times on YouTube.
In the video, the young man is seen wearing a face mask as he walks a chicken on the end of a piece of string.
Video Credit: Newsflash/Antoine LeKozenko
As the bird approaches the store entrance, the owner picks it up and walks in the direction of the car park.
Many netizens suspected the man was walking a chicken outside to get around the lockdown laws which allow residents to exercise their pets.
It is unclear whether the local authorities will look into the man’s lockdown excursion.
Netizen ‘Elena Mikhno’ commented: “This world is crazy.”
‘Ara Mana’ said: “The virus affected the guy’s brain, I suppose.”
‘Galina Ufimtseva’ wrote: “There is nothing strange here. Some people in our area used to walk goats. I did the same with my rooster and I know others who exercised a rabbit. Everything needs fresh air.”
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Story By: Gheorghi Caraseni, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
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