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According to an eyewitness, the creature — presumably the rat — the size of a four year old child.
Specialists in pest control was not an easy job when one of the playgrounds of London has been found “enormous rat”.
Monstrous creature — believed to be a giant rat — according to eyewitnesses, it was more of a cat or Jack Russell Terrier the size of a four year old child.
Engineer gas services Tony Smith (46 years old) saw a rodent the length of four feet (122 cm), working in one of the apartment buildings of London.
Large rodent weighing more than 25 pounds (over 11 kg) was seen in the bushes not far from popular among residents of a children’s Playground.
The average body length of normal adult rats is 9 to 11 inches (23-28 cm) plus 7-9 inches (18-23 cm) on the tail.
A dead animal was found near a Playground adjacent to the railroad tracks near Hackney Downs, North London on Thursday.
Smith asked his friend, electrician James green, hold the rat, while he took the picture.
His friends reacted to the photo with a mixture of “jubilation and disgust”.
Smith said: “This is the biggest rat I had ever seen in my life. I have a cat and Jack Russell Terrier, and she was more them together. I think there were not less than four feet. We were going to throw it in the trash, but before I do, thought it best to photograph it, otherwise people will not believe”.
Gasman admitted that this is not the only problem with the rats, with which they have to face in this County.
He claims that was an invasion of giant rats, which are now competing with poisons.
Smith said: “there are often Trash cans are left open, so these guys do a good diet. They eat fried chicken and rice”.
The Telegraph contacted the zoologists to confirm the view that this rodent.
Facts about rats
In the world there are more than 60 species of rats. The largest of them — woolly rat Bosavi found in Papua New Guinea, which, as a rule, reaches 80 cm.
The adage that you rats are not further than six feet away, belongs to the category of urban myths; this number ranges from 10 to 164 ft, depending on where you live.
The front teeth of the rat, which in rodents wear out quickly each year grow by 11-14 cm
Rat may, within three days to stay afloat for four days without food and survive after the descent into the toilet. Some species can swim up to one mile in the open water.
Rats can fall from a height of 15 meters and not break and is able to take in the air jump in the one meter with a flat surface.
Once the rats in magnitude could even exceed cows, says geologist Dr Jan Zalasiewicz (Dr Jan Zalasiewicz) of the University of Leicester. He says: “If there is sufficient time rats, in all probability, can grow at least to the size of capybaras, the world’s largest living rodent, whose weight may reach 80 kg.”