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Last Updated: Monday July 05 2010 13:06 GMT

Chick's slippers fix curly toes

Paradise Park chick with slippers

A chick at an animal park in Cornwall has been fitted with special slippers to correct his curly toes.

His foot fiasco meant he wasn't developing properly and he found it more difficult to walk upright than his other furry friends.

His condition also meant his mother didn't want to rear him, so Paradise Park keepers have taken on the job.

One said: "We are now full-time mums giving some much needed tender loving care to this little one."