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Paul with his alpacas.
An animal-loving philanthropist is keeping his spirits up in isolation by caring for his menagerie of rescued creatures.
Paul Shinar lives on a 180-acre property close to the Somerset border with his four miniature donkeys, eight alpacas, 15 chickens, two black swans, 15 peacocks, four sheep, three cats and some ducks.
Mr Shinar, 62, is asthmatic and had just been diagnosed with a brain tumour in January, so cannot even leave his home to go to the shops as he is considered high risk.
But luckily he has his extensive grounds, which include ten acres of formal gardens, a natural spring, woodland, five lakes and paddocks, to take his miniature donkeys for a walk in and says "there are worse places to be isolated".