Updated: 23rd August 2017

Hitting the fans: Disneyland tour group showered with goose droppings

A hazardous materials team were called to the theme park in California after reports that faeces had been thrown on people

The unalloyed joy of a trip to Disneyland has been tarnished for a group of 17 people, including six children, who were showered by bird droppings thanks to a passing flock of geese.

A hazardous materials team were called to the theme park in California, which bills itself as the happiest place on earth, after reports that faeces had been thrown on people.

It was quickly determined the real culprit was a flock of geese flying overhead.

Anaheim police and fire officials said the unlucky tourists were hit by bird droppings just before 9pm on Friday.

Anaheim PD (@AnaheimPD)

With @AnaheimFire at Disney – NO crime occurred – guests hit with fecal matter- appears to be geese that flew over. No injuries

June 10, 2017

Authorities say the visitors were taken to a private bathroom to clean up and were given clean clothes.

Police reported that the guests were healthy and happy after the event.

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/us

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