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Jamie Lynn Spears Clarifies Calling Tesla Cars A ‘Secret Cat Killer’ After Backlash From Fans

Jamie Lynn Spears has posted an update on social media to stress that she didn’t run over any pets after having called her Tesla car a “secret cat killer.”

The Zoey 101 actress took to her Instagram Story on Friday and warned Elon Musk that his vehicles aren’t as safe as they are made out to be.

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Slug killer will be banned across the country because of risks to hedgehogs and birds, ministers announce

The pellets are toxic to wildlife - Getty
The pellets are toxic to wildlife – Getty

A popular and lethal slug pellet is being banned by ministers after campaigners warned it could pose fatal to garden predators such as toads and hedgehogs.

Metaldehyde is a very effective slug poison, which often smells like sweet molasses but kills the gastropods which eat it.

Not only does this reduce the prey for the animals which eat slugs and snails – including hedgehogs and toads – it can build up to toxic levels in these animals, as well as pets and birds, if eaten.

Wildlife campaigners have pushed for a ban

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