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walkabout

a dummy syndrome in horses; usually pyrrolizidine alkaloses caused by crotalaria poisoning. Affected horses walk compulsively, head press, appear blind and walk into objects. They do not respond to usual external stimuli or commands. Called also walkabout, Kimberley horse disease.
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But Johansson has promised to give Paatelainen the passion and fight that went walkabout in the north of Scotland.
The veteran Lib Dem MP went walkabout in Washwood Heath's bustling Alum Rock Road to talk to residents, while giving his support to Coun Tariq Khan, a prospective Parliamentary candidate for the party.
After the service the Queen went walkabout, clearly enjoying the warm West Yorkshire welcome of hundreds of well-wishers.
Fans were invited to swig from a bottle with a camera attached, while Leo went walkabout, stuffing a pen camera down girls' tops.
A delighted pet owner has been reunited with her best friend after he went walkabout over Christmas.
Home keeper Mario Ziccardi spent almost as much time out of his penalty area as in it and deep into injury time he went walkabout once too often when he charged out of his box in a vain attempt to stop Neil Davis.
ANIMAL rights campaigners have renewed calls for a ban on the use of animals in Irish circuses after an elephant went walkabout in a town.
But her footwear went walkabout during a week-long stay in Dundee's Ninewells Hospital last month.
As he went walkabout through Wolverhampton, the Conservative Party leader met local actor and DJ Goldie.
Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners went walkabout with locals and held workshops to gauge feedback on what needs to be done.
A bull was shot dead by police after it went walkabout on a busy city road.
Michael Jackson sent hundreds of pop fans into orbit last night when he went walkabout from his London hotel.