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Suffolk: Ostrich on the run after being spotted on train tracks

PUBLISHED: 12:01 24 May 2012 | UPDATED: 12:29 24 May 2012

An ostrich has caused rail delays

An ostrich has caused rail delays

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An ostrich which was spotted on the train line between Ipswich and Saxmundham is on the run.

The animal was spotted on the line near Wickham Market at about 11am today and one train was forced to slow down as a result.

A spokeswoman for Greater Anglia said the ostrich moved on of its own accord.

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