Locals in a small Canadian town have been stumped by the appearance of a bizarre creature, which was dragged from a lake.Clues are in the elongated body, glossy fur and the hairless muzzle.
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Ms Howells added: 'Sophie was asking what it was and then we looked behind us and it was about five metres away, following us.I don't think a black leopard would have had any problem catching you, sweetie. Not in those shoes, certainly...
'I didn't know what to do so we cut through the brambles and just started running.'