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Meet Sam, the rubbish superhero

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Meet Sam, the rubbish superhero

A border collie is collecting garbage in a Santiago park, all the while educating people

Rodrigo Gutierrez

Sam, the four-legged superhero, works to keep a park in Chile’s capital clean and green. The dog’s superpower? Collecting rubbish as a role model for visitors.

The border collie, who takes regular walks in Santiago’s metropolitan park with his owner, has become famous wearing a green cape in a comic used as an educational guide.

It all started when Sam and Gonzalo Chiang had to stop again and again in the city’s largest green area to pick up plastic bottles, masks, cans and food packages...

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