Mystery of giant rodent ‘bigger than a labrador’ living in Empingham is solved, as estate agent reveals he is the owner
0 Have your say A giant rodent spotted living by a stream in Empingham belongs to a local estate agent, we can reveal.
Ian McGlynn took a photo of the animal, which is bigger than a labrador, while out walking a couple of weeks ago.
Capybaras are native to South America and the sighting prompted a flurry of interest and speculation about where it might have come from.
Now the mystery has been solved after Vernon Moore, managing director of Moores Estate Agents, revealed the animal escaped from the private menagerie at his home in Wymondham.
Vernon, who also keeps rare birds and ducks; birds... read more
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