Get 30 Days Free of PEOPLE
The 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2009From dyed donkeys to cat-sized rats, we revisit the 10 craziest stories of the year
Updated: Monday Dec 21, 2009 | 06:00 AM EST
More from PEOPLE
See More News
9 of 11
File this under "eww:" A BBC television crew filming deep in the jungles of Papua, New Guinea, discovered a new species of giant rat that's about the size of a cat. The animal, named the Bosavi wooly rat, measures 32 inches long and weighs 3.3 lbs.
Copyright © 2013 Time Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
In partnership with AOL