Not for the squeamish! Giant rat caught nibbling dog food in Penryn: PICTURE

Not for the squeamish! Giant rat caught nibbling dog food in Penryn: PICTURE

Not for the squeamish! Giant rat caught nibbling dog food in Penryn: PICTURE

First published in Cornwall

This mutant rat was dispatched in Cornwall earlier this year after being caught nibbling on dog food in a Penryn shed.

Kirstie Rollason tweeted the picture of her 6' 1 tall father in law holding it.

The giant rodent measuring roughly 19 inches from nose to tail was found in the back garden after it had been munching on the family dog’s dry food kept in their shed.

Kirstie said rat was so big the family dog was even scared to approach it.

 

 

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8:18am Sun 20 Apr 14

Pnutter says...

I reckon that's a Coypu, not a rat. Either the first wild one caught in the UK in years, or it's an escaped pet...

See http://www.the-piedp
iper.co.uk/th1f.htm and http://en.wikipedia.
org/wiki/Coypu for more info
I reckon that's a Coypu, not a rat. Either the first wild one caught in the UK in years, or it's an escaped pet... See http://www.the-piedp iper.co.uk/th1f.htm and http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Coypu for more info Pnutter
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