Did a fake dinosaur eat Clive Palmer's deer?

Mayor's theory to explain deaths

Did a fake dinosaur eat Clive Palmer's deer?

The Gold Coast's mayor has described as "fictitious" Clive Palmer's allegations that council staff shot and killed 10 deer on the businessman's Merrimac property, and then sold the meat to local restuarants.

Tom Tate said an investigation had found no evidence to substantiate the former politician's claims, before suggesting Mr Palmer's dinosaur statue could be responsible for the animals' deaths.

"Maybe the dinosaur ate them," he said.

- James Royce, Twitter @jameseroyce

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