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Animal rights protesters have staged a march to Downing Street in London in a bid to save Geronimo the alpaca.

Geronimo has twice tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, and the Department of Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) has ordered he be euthanised.

About 30 campaigners joined the demonstration from Defra’s headquarters in Westminster to Number 10.

Owner Helen Macdonald, who imported Geronimo from New Zealand, believes the tests are returning false positives.

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to halt Geronimo’s killing.