Is stat-ue, Charles? Darwin takes on a very contemporary appearance

There is almost a look of astonishment in those wise old eyes ... except, of course, that the statue of renowned naturalist Charles Darwin in Shrewsbury is just a statue.

Charles Darwin statue in Shrewsbury wearing a mask during the coronavirus pandemic
Charles Darwin statue in Shrewsbury wearing a mask during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has thrown up all sorts of tragic and challenging situations, but it is a comfort to know that we have not lost our sense of humour – as was shown by a passer-by in the town when they popped a mask on to the old gentleman’s face.

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