Australians Unimpressed As British Supermarkets Begin Selling SA Ostrich Meat

Australians Unimpressed As British Supermarkets Begin Selling SA Ostrich Meat

  • Many Australians are reportedly up-in-arms after news of ostrich meat in UK supermarkets made headlines
  • The meat is produced in South Africa and is actually a very popular local delicacy
  • While some social media users were repulsed by the idea of eating ostrich meat, others pointed out the blatant hypocrisy of their peers

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Australians are turning their noses at ostrich meat. The local delicacy is commonly sold in parts of the Western Cape but it seems our neighbours down under have been left gagging at the thought of the strange meat offering.

In recent months ostrich meat has become quite popular in UK supermarkets and many Australians have shared their thoughts on the developments. While some Australians are upset the meat is being sold, others would like to see it being offered in their own local supermarkets, The Daily Mail Australia reports.

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Australians Unimpressed As British Supermarkets Begin Selling SA Ostrich Meat
Australians are unwilling to eat ostrich meat. Images: Getty
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According to reports, it all got started when a UK supermarket food chain posted snaps of ostrich meat on its Facebook group. The food wholesaler, "Aldi Mums" is popular in both the UK and Australia.

According to Business Insider, it showed an Aldi outlet in the UK selling ostrich fillet steaks at around R320 per kilogram, with the comment

"[h]ow cool would this be for Australia to get?"

While some social media users found it quite inhumane and disgusting to eat the South African delicacy, others pointed out the similarities with eating chicken meat and tried to educate their repulsed peers on how the meat was farmed.

Either way, it seems Australians may remain divided on the issue for some time.

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Teacher celebrated for composing rap songs to teach kids decimals in class

In some other world news, Briefly News previously reported that a mathematics teacher has warmed the hearts of people online after he was recorded singing a rap song he had composed to teach his students about decimals.

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The teacher, identified as Thomas Mayfield, teaches at Leadership Academy and Como Elementary. He composed a fast yet simple rap song to teach his students the basics about decimals during a maths class.

His video was shared on Good Morning America's Instagram page, attracting many comments from people who enjoyed the creative teacher's teaching methods.

The song highlights the rules of decimals when multiplying, subtracting or adding numbers.

@edwardistheman said:

"This teacher has got bars."

@cindyrae19 commented:

"What a wonderful teacher who inspires. Teachers are our front line heroes."

@royal_dfk asked:

"Who is the brain behind this great work? They need a raise."

@lena_wiertinska added:

"This teacher is so cool, makes mathematics super fun and interesting."

@jaction123filip commented:

"How can you forget that particular topic after having such an original song composed just to help you remember the basics?"

@brettlamont23 said:

"That is totally awesome,"

@amnycc commented:

"You can tell he is really passionate about teaching his students by the way he helps them sing and lead them on in learning the song, such a brilliant teacher."

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