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Spanish police stop man dressed as a T-rex

Posted on Friday, 20 March, 2020 | Comment icon 10 comments

Dinosaurs need to self-isolate too. Image Credit: Twitter / Policia Local Murcia
A man who was supposed to be self-isolating was recently caught out on the street in a dinosaur costume.
With self-isolation becoming mandatory in many EU countries, some governments have even moved to impose fines on anyone caught outside without a very good reason.

One example of this is in Spain where Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez recently imposed a 15-day state of emergency which has restricted all but the most essential of trips.

Not everyone however has been willing to play ball.

In a recent viral video, police officers can be seen approaching a man who had ventured out onto the streets of Murcia wearing an inflatable Tyrannosaurus rex costume to protect him from the virus.
"During the state of emergency, walking of pets is allowed if accompanied by one person, always short walks so they can relieve themselves," the police departments's tongue-in-cheek post reads.

"Having a Tyrannosaurus rex is not covered. #stayathome."

The clip, which can be viewed below, has since racked up over 5 million views.

Source: Evening Standard | Comments (10)

Tags: Coronavirus

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by and then on 19 March, 2020, 22:11
Oh yeah, the fruits and nuts are going to be on FULL DISPLAY, very soon. What a time to be writing a Dissertation for a Psych or Sociology PhD.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Eldorado on 19 March, 2020, 23:37
Comment icon #3 Posted by freetoroam on 20 March, 2020, 2:54
He uses the zebra crossings even though there are no cars. But he does look cute.
Comment icon #4 Posted by quiXilver on 20 March, 2020, 3:41
I don't suffer from insanity... i quite enjoy it.
Comment icon #5 Posted by and then on 20 March, 2020, 4:50
Might as well. Those with a sense of humor may not live longer but they'll damned sure FEEL better...
Comment icon #6 Posted by quiXilver on 20 March, 2020, 19:13
One of the most welcome attributes of long term meditation has been the steady decrease in 'taking the universe personally', which has brought limitless relief. Things happen through me, not to me. Not taking life and people's opinions and perspectives personally has allowed so much space for raw presence in the moment, which creates fertile soil for better listening and being relaxed enough to catch the details and enjoy the small oddnesses that are ever present. The oddnesses are a constant source of simple joy. Long ago, I traded sincerity for seriousness. Seriousness is a misplaced no... [More]
Comment icon #7 Posted by Timothy on 20 March, 2020, 20:56
I love that the clip has the original Jurassic Park film music too! Had seen the story but not watched until now, the audiowas the icing on the cake for me. Ill always be a sucker for at least the original Jurassic Park movie.
Comment icon #8 Posted by mesuma on 21 March, 2020, 1:31
Comment icon #9 Posted by Festina on 21 March, 2020, 8:21
Blessed Humour!
Comment icon #10 Posted by flying squid on 21 March, 2020, 20:16
Kent: Shopper spotted wearing Stormtrooper mask https://www.kentonline.co.uk/sittingbourne/news/shopper-spotted-wearing-stormtrooper-mask-in-asda-224071/ A dad-of-one could not believe his eyes when he spotted a shopper wearing a Stormtrooper helmet during the coronavirus outbreak. Mark Mattocks, fromSittingbourne, filmed the extraordinary encounter while he and his girlfriend, Holly Bessant, were shopping at Asda in Mill Way on Monday at about 2pm

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