A three-foot long rat has been swimming in an Irish river for the past fortnight, and is looking for a good home. The rat, which is three times the size of the average Irish rodent, is the first of its kind to have ever been found in Ireland.
The rodent has been identified as a Coypu American swamp rat, is native only to South America and wildlife experts believe it may have been brought here by a collector…
The Herald, 30/04/15. Read the full article ‘Three-foot long giant rat found swimming in Irish river‘.