What do 1,500 pheasants, 100 French partridges and 40 budgies have in common?

They all feature in a string of bizarre animal thefts reported across North Wales since 2010.

A Daily Post Freedom of Information request to North Wales Police revealed that a staggering 1,500 pheasants were stolen from a field in Abergele in August last year.

Reported by the Wales Post. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.