swallowing a live goldfish

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I just came across a headline of British newspaper The Sun:
Drunken reveller at a funfair was filmed swallowing a live goldfish
Is that correct English?
Shouldn't it be
Drunken reveller at a funfair was filmed swallowing a living goldfish
or
Drunken reveller at a funfair was filmed swallowing a goldfish alive
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Welcome to the forum, Kris.

'...swallowing a live goldfish' is just fine.

Note that a full stop (period) is not required as this is a newspaper headline.

As a sentence, it would be written

A drunken reveller at a funfair was filmed swallowing a live goldfish.
 

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Live is an adjective modifying goldfish.
 

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I prefer live to the alternatives suggested.
 
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