An animal abuse scandal in the United Kingdom has raised the interest of a government department here.
"Well that one came out of the blue," he said.
"This lil rhino has brought a little joy to 2020."
The criticism comes after an Auckland farmer was sentenced for selling millions of eggs from caged hens as free-range.
Nick Bertram was stripped of his award after previous Twitter posts came to light.
The seagull flew off before it could be checked.
The animal was found by an SPCA inspector in August last year chained to a trailer with no shelter or water.
The dog was not able to move or eat.
It follows animal welfare concerns about the farming practice.